Shopper Squeeze

Supermarkets will face more food-cost inflation in 2008 than they did in 2007, and the increases will be difficult for many operators to pass on to their customers, according to a survey conducted last month by SN. For the most part, food retailers in their recent earnings calls have indicated that they have been able to pass their cost increases along to their customers in the form of higher retail

Supermarkets will face more food-cost inflation in 2008 than they did in 2007, and the increases will be difficult for many operators to pass on to their customers, according to a survey conducted last month by SN.

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