Remembrances of Recessions Past kets, like other businesses, were operating in a recession. Consumers were cutting costs by spending more dollars on food at home. Sounds like 2002? Actually it's 1991. Early in the last decade, just as early in this one, the impact of the slumping economy touched all retail businesses, according to an SN article from Jan. 14, 1991. Food retailers were concerned about the effect of that recession on new-store expansion and remodeling of supermarkets.The ...

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