WORLD FOOD RETAILERS SEEN SOLIDIFYING MARKETS

The world's biggest food retailers took a studied approach to global development and expansion last year.The biggest deal to draw world attention occurred earlier this year in the United States with the $17.4 billion Supervalu-Cerberus-CVS agreement to acquire Albertsons."We've seen a period in which everyone is catching their breath," said Bryan Roberts, retail analyst for Planet Retail, London.Roberts

The world's biggest food retailers took a studied approach to global development and expansion last year.

The biggest deal to draw world attention occurred earlier this year in the United States with the $17.4 billion Supervalu-Cerberus-CVS agreement to acquire Albertsons.

"We've seen a period in which everyone is catching their breath," said Bryan Roberts, retail analyst for Planet Retail, London.

Roberts described 2005 as a period of rationalization among the top ret

Register to view the full article