COLUMBUS, Ohio — Supermarkets may see growth trends weaken this year if food inflation eases, a senior economist with TNS Retail Forward here said yesterday during a webinar on the sales outlook for 2008. According to Frank Badillo, supermarkets and drug stores benefited last year from inflation, "but those growth trends are likely to subside in 2008 as food inflation begins to subside, resulting in weaker same-store sales comparisons." However, supermarkets should benefit as more consumers ...
REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account
Registering for content on Supermarket News will give youINSTANTaccess to invaluable articles and media content that industry professionals rely on. You will have access to our special reports, feature articles, and industry analysis. It’sFREE, easy and quick. What are you waiting for!In addition you will also receive complimentary access to the SN salary survey data tables.
Attention Paid Print Subscribers: While you have already been grantedfreeaccess to SNwe ask that youregister now.We promise it will only take a few minutes! Or visit your profile and add your print magazine account number and zip code.