To put the survey responses in perspective, SN ran the questions by several equity analysts. Here are some of their assessments. Growth will be slow. Jonathan Ziegler, a principal in PUPS Investment Management, Santa Barbara, Calif., said he was inclined to come in at the low end of the slow-growth estimate. "I think it's going to be 1% to 2%," he observed. "There are going to be no major acquisitions, supercenters are going to continue to take market share, independents are going to ...

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