NEW YORK — The prospect of gasoline retailing for $5 a gallon would disproportionately impact food retailers with price credibility issues, according to a report released Wednesday by BMO Capital Markets. Karen Short, a BMO analyst covering food retailers, cited Supervalu and convenience store operator The Pantry as companies most likely to be negatively impacted by $5 gas. “Both companies have credibility issues with consumers as it relates to pricing, and in an ...

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