It's been another challenging year for perishables departments. In the face of rising wholesale prices in many categories, retailers are left to choose between sacrificing margins or volume as shoppers pinch pennies in this difficult economy. Fresh eggs were one of this year's most dramatic examples. With producers facing soaring input costs due primarily to the rising prices of feed and fuel, large grade A eggs were retailing for an average of $2.20 per dozen in U.S. cities this March. ...

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