Despite the clouds of intensifying competition and the chills of a jittery stock market, supermarket operators have a sunny forecast for this summer's retail food sales. The sputtering economy and a lingering aversion to air travel could keep many consumers close to home this summer, as they forego expensive vacations until a more positive economic picture emerges. Supermarket companies hope this translates into more spending on grocery supplies for at-home eating and entertaining. ...
REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account
Registering for content on Supermarket News will give youINSTANTaccess to invaluable articles and media content that industry professionals rely on. You will have access to our special reports, feature articles, and industry analysis. It’sFREE, easy and quick. What are you waiting for!In addition you will also receive a complimentary copy of SN's salary survey sent to you by email.
Attention Paid Print Subscribers: While you have already been grantedfreeaccess to SNwe ask that youregister now.We promise it will only take a few minutes! Or visit your profile and add your print magazine account number and zip code.