Tag Archives: performance

A Great Source of Recent Sales Data by Retail Category

Looking to track month-to-month changes in retail sales by retail category? Then, take a look at the Retail Owners Institute Web site. The Retail Owners Institute Web site offers free data (in chart form) on the most recent six month … Continue reading

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What’s Wrong with the U.S. Supermarket Business?

The supermarket industry continues to face tough competition. As reported in the Wall Street Journal: “Squeezed by Wal-Mart, high operating costs, and thin margins, traditional supermarket chains are struggling to compete for consumers dollars. The latest casualty: Supervalu shares plunged … Continue reading

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