SUPERMARKETS TOLD TO LOOK OUTSIDE THE BOX FOR GROWTH

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. - Supermarket operators need to develop tie-in programs with other businesses to balance the loss of incremental sales to a host of other retail outlets offering grocery items, Richard George, professor of food marketing in the Haub School of Business at St. Joseph's University, said here.Citing the amount of food items sold by Amazon.com, Omaha Steaks, Home Shopping Network and

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. - Supermarket operators need to develop tie-in programs with other businesses to balance the loss of incremental sales to a host of other retail outlets offering grocery items, Richard George, professor of food marketing in the Haub School of Business at St. Joseph's University, said here.

Citing the amount of food items sold by Amazon.com, Omaha Steaks, Home Shopping Network and video stores, George said, "Those sales may seem as small as a paper cut, but a paper

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