EUROPEAN OUTLOOK: MERGERS, INTERNATIONAL GROWTH

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands -- As economic growth slows, European retailers -- especially food retailers -- can expect more consolidation, sharper competition from discounters and more emphasis on expansion outside national borders, industry observers said at the Reshaping European Retail Conference here.At this year's forum, retail consultants and analysts examined what retailers could expect by the year

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands -- As economic growth slows, European retailers -- especially food retailers -- can expect more consolidation, sharper competition from discounters and more emphasis on expansion outside national borders, industry observers said at the Reshaping European Retail Conference here.

At this year's forum, retail consultants and analysts examined what retailers could expect by the year 2000 and what strategies they are adopting to cope with current and projected market

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