FALL SALES RESULTS WILL HINGE ON PROMOTIONS

Many retailers around the country are looking to mid-autumn promotions to spur sales after an expected slow beginning to the new season, SN discovered in a survey.Results from the summer were mixed, with some stores reporting their best seasons ever, while others called the season just ended one of their worst.Supermarket operators are also planning to try a number of tactics to cope with consumer

Many retailers around the country are looking to mid-autumn promotions to spur sales after an expected slow beginning to the new season, SN discovered in a survey.

Results from the summer were mixed, with some stores reporting their best seasons ever, while others called the season just ended one of their worst.

Supermarket operators are also planning to try a number of tactics to cope with consumer fears about a possible breakdown of the food-supply chain caused by the Y2K bu

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