An increasing pool of food-stamp recipients — along with a recent benefits increase through the federal economic stimulus bill — are shifting billions in purchasing power toward lower-income shoppers. These changes should provide an additional pop for food retailers — particularly for discounters already seeing benefits of a flight to value among all shoppers, observers said. As part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, monthly benefits for recipients of Supplemental ...
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