WASHINGTON -- Supermarket companies have trimmed operating and debt costs plus boosted capital expenditures, lifting industrywide earnings, according to a report by the Food Marketing Institute here. micromarketing to customers and honing operational efficiency. "Unrelenting competition has pushed companies to increase capital spending, updating their stores and other assets to remain competitive. The improvements have paid off for both the companies and their consumers, who are benefiting ...

REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account

WhyRegisterfor FREE?

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.

Click here to read the FAQ page if you have any questions (opens in a new window)

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.

Already registered? here.