ARLINGTON, Va. — What looks like the worst of times for the independent grocery sector — unemployment at a 15-year high, commercial credit markets locked, rising operational costs and shoppers trading down and not filling their pantries — could turn out to be the best of times. At least that is what the National Grocers Association here is hoping for in the year ahead. Thomas K. Zaucha, president and chief executive officer of NGA, told SN that while the country's economic conditions are ...

REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account

Why Register for FREE?

Salary Survey 2015

Registering for content on Supermarket News will give you INSTANT access 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’s FREE, easy and quick.  What are you waiting for! In addition you will also receive complimentary access to the SN salary survey data tables.

Click here to read the FAQ page if you have any questions (opens in a new window)

Attention Paid Print Subscribers:  While you have already been granted free access to SN we ask that you register now. We promise it will only take a few minutes! Or visit your profile and add your print magazine account number and zip code.

Already registered? here.