Well, we may as well face it. The financial performance of the nation's 10 largest supermarket retailers with publically held equity or debt was decidedly lackluster during the first half.
More than that, a number of financial analysts predicted that there are no workable financial-enhancement solutions within the grasp of supermarket operators. So performance measures may continue to sink as time goes on.
That, at least, is the majority view of the analysis queried in connect