Analysts say real sales growth may return in the first half
With inflation receding and prices coming down, supermarkets may see real improvement in sales and earnings during the first half of this year, some industry analysts told SN. That would represent a reversal of fortunes from the trends they experienced during the second half of 2008, when real growth was tough to come by. During the six months paralleling the second half of the calendar year, total food sales among the top 10 chains with public equity or debt rose 4.8% above levels in the ...
REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account
Why Register for FREE?
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.
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.