Food retailers and manufacturers are likely to spend the next few months dancing around each other to see whether prices will go up or down, according to industry observers. It's not a new dance, but the weakened economy and the heightened desire by retailers to offer more attractive prices to money-stressed consumers makes resolution of the issue more vital. Steve Burd, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Pleasanton, Calif.-based Safeway, said vendors are resisting retailer ...

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