On February 19th Wal-Mart Stores told Wall Street that discount groceries played a significant role in the 8.3% jump in fourth quarter sales (ending January 31, 2008), sales which also topped $100 billion dollars! U.S. sales were $67.4 billion with an increase of 5% over the same quarter a year ago. (more…)
Archive for February, 2008
The swirl of Health and Wellness activity continues to dominate the news in the grocery and food trade-rags, websites, blogs and even some consumer publications. This makes sense given both the real importance of helping the shopper simplify their grocery selection process and the quiet targeting of food manufacturers and retailers that is going on in both government and tort-lawyer back-rooms across the country.