Consumers Shop Less, Spend More: Survey

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Shoppers are making fewer food-shopping trips this year but spending more on groceries, according to a study released Thursday by Acosta Sales & Marketing here.

More than a quarter of consumer respondents to a recent survey — 26% — said they were making fewer routine shopping trips this year than last, while only 5% said they were making more trips, according to “The Why? Behind the Buy” Spring 2012 report f

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