FAST FOOD RESTAURANTS STILL LEAD TAKEOUT RACE

CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Nearly a quarter of American consumers are now buying more prepared food from supermarket delis they were than a year ago, but they still prefer fast food restaurants over supermarkets for takeout, by more than a two-to-one margin.od Marketing Institute's convention in Chicago this week.Results of the 1996 survey nearly mirrored last year's findings when shoppers were asked whether

CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Nearly a quarter of American consumers are now buying more prepared food from supermarket delis they were than a year ago, but they still prefer fast food restaurants over supermarkets for takeout, by more than a two-to-one margin.

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