In February Supermarket News, a division of Fairchild Publications, commissioned The NPD Group Inc. to conduct a study about current and future shopping habits and needs. On Feb. 25, a four-page letter-size questionnaire was mailed to 527 households. The questionnaire was directed to the primary grocery shopper. The questions covered:
ss Merchants, Drug Stores, Convenience Stores and Health Food Stores.
The categories consumers feel they will use the most, second most and le