RARE DROP FOUND FOR UNSALEABLE CPG GOODS

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. -- Unsaleables, or products deemed unfit for sale, cost CPG manufacturers $2.57 billion in 2003 across all retail channels, down $140 million from the previous year. It marked just the second annual decline since the industry began tracking unsaleables a decade ago.This was the upshot of the 2004 Unsaleables Benchmark Report, sponsored by Food Marketing Institute and Grocery Manufacturers

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. -- Unsaleables, or products deemed unfit for sale, cost CPG manufacturers $2.57 billion in 2003 across all retail channels, down $140 million from the previous year. It marked just the second annual decline since the industry began tracking unsaleables a decade ago.

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