As was mentioned on this page last week, the annual “Year in Review” is the theme of this week's SN, which means, of course, it's time to take a look at what happened in 2006.
And the year didn't disappoint. It was not only eventful, but was successful for the food retailing industry. An annual financial review of food retailing, issued a couple of months ago by the Food Marketing Institute, shows that industry net profits averaged 1.46%, up from 1.16% the previous period. (The review