What do you get when you bring nine financial analysts together in one room? You get no-holds-barred descriptions of an industry's outlook.
That proved true at this year's SN Financial Analysts' Roundtable on Food Retailing, held in our New York offices last month (see story that begins on Page 12). We heard descriptions of supermarket retailing that included: zero-sum game, negative-sum game, recession in the middle of the store.
The analysts participating in the roundtable o