The grocery store industry will be reshaped by four driving forces during the next 12 years, according to the 2013 Trends report from Food Marketing Institute. In an interview with SN, Thom Blischok, chief retail strategist and senior executive advisor, Booz and Co., which was one of four organizations that compiled research for the Trends report, said those forces are: • Food retailing square footage increasing faster than demand; • Shifts in demographics, particularly an ...

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