Independent grocers face an onslaught of outside pressures and deep discount pricing in 2009
Independent retailers, represented by the National Grocers Association, Arlington, Va., are proving they can grow their businesses while facing price competition made more fierce by the recession. But to win the carrot, or in this case the sale, it will take a delicate balance between managing rising operational costs, adjusting quickly to a fast-changing economic environment and implementing the right strategies that defy big-box operators. This will be a theme during NGA's annual ...
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