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The supermarket industry expects to find growth over the next two years through ethnic groceries, in-store pharmacies, self-checkout and fresh departments -- with value-added produce and case-ready meats leading the way -- while it looks nervously at the threat posed by supercenters, especially those operated by Wal-Mart Stores, Bentonville, Ark.These are the findings of a survey conducted by SN through

The supermarket industry expects to find growth over the next two years through ethnic groceries, in-store pharmacies, self-checkout and fresh departments -- with value-added produce and case-ready meats leading the way -- while it looks nervously at the threat posed by supercenters, especially those operated by Wal-Mart Stores, Bentonville, Ark.

These are the findings of a survey conducted by SN through its Web site, www.supermarketnews.com, earlier this year. Nearly 150 food retaile

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