COLUMBUS, Ohio — Decisions by shoppers to spend less and shift to lower-priced retailers to cope with rising food and gas prices "are capable of shaking the retail landscape and creating seismic shifts," TNS Retail Forward, a consulting and market research firm here, said yesterday. According to Mandy Putnam, a vice president with TNS Retail Forward, retailers' customer profiles are shifting — not just because they are gaining customers who are trading down but also because they are losing ...

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