The economic downturn has not prevented these retailers from adopting unconventional strategies and technologies, ranging from RFID to roofing
It has long been noted that adversity can encourage creativity. The food retailers profiled in the following pages are examples of companies that, in the midst of the nation's economic turmoil, are pursuing innovative strategies or exploring unconventional technologies designed to help them and their shoppers survive in the current climate — and position them well for the future. Just a few months ago, Haggen, Bellingham, Wash., launched a highly ambitious shopper relations program at its ...
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