A YEAR OF TRANSITION DOWN UNDER

MELBOURNE, Australia -- From Perth to Sydney, the Australian grocery industry went through whirring change last year.Driven by the expansion of chain supermarket operations, the evolution will likely continue in 1994.Using their strong financial base, the chains are moving ahead in the race for market share on the strength of store openings and upgrades, implementation of new technology and an increasing

MELBOURNE, Australia -- From Perth to Sydney, the Australian grocery industry went through whirring change last year.

Driven by the expansion of chain supermarket operations, the evolution will likely continue in 1994.

Using their strong financial base, the chains are moving ahead in the race for market share on the strength of store openings and upgrades, implementation of new technology and an increasing emphasis on fresh programs.

In the meantime, wholesalers are sc

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