SUMMER'S VOLUME IS WARMING RETAILERS

As temperatures from coast to coast are climbing upward, so are retailers' sales this summer.Supermarket executives across the country contacted by SN reported that volume is exceeding their expectations, fueled by an aggressive promotional stance by many operators.Retailers cited gains in seasonal items ranging from ice cream to cold beverages during a period that has been oppressively hot in many

As temperatures from coast to coast are climbing upward, so are retailers' sales this summer.

Supermarket executives across the country contacted by SN reported that volume is exceeding their expectations, fueled by an aggressive promotional stance by many operators.

Retailers cited gains in seasonal items ranging from ice cream to cold beverages during a period that has been oppressively hot in many sections of the country. Particularly satisfying to merchandisers is tha

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