WASHINGTON — Despite rising input costs and other economic challenges, U.S. consumer products manufacturers experienced a 10.6% sales growth and delivered a shareholder return of 7.3% last year, according to “The Food, Beverage and Consumer Products Industry: Achieving Superior Financial Performance in a Challenging Economy 2008,” a report by PricewaterhouseCoopers for the Grocery Manufacturers Association. The report found that the aggregate market index, known as the CPG Market Weighted ...
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