50 Key Categories

SN's choices of categories for further analysis throughout this issue NONFOOD DOLLAR SALES % CHANGEFROM LAST YEAR PAGE SOAP $990.7M 3.7 39 INTERNAL ANALGESICS $941.1M -2.4 39 VITAMINS $893.0M 7.0 39 COLD/ALLERGY/SINUS TABS $759.7M -0.5 40 TOOTHPASTE $711.8M -3.7 40 GASTROINTESTINAL TABS $632.3M -1.2 40 SHAMPOO $624.9M -5.8 41 WEIGHT CONTROL/NUTRITION LIQ/PWD $609.9M 4.4 41 BATTERIES $595.6M 2.4 41

SN's choices of categories for further analysis throughout this issue

NONFOOD [3]


DOLLAR SALES % CHANGE
FROM LAST YEAR

SOAP $990.7M 3.7
INTERNAL ANALGESICS $941.1M -2.4
VITAMINS $893.0M 7.0
COLD/ALLERGY/SINUS TABS $759.7M -0.5
TOOTHPASTE $711.8M -3.7
GASTROINTESTINAL TABS $632.3M -1.2
SHAMPOO $624.9M -5.8
WEIGHT CONTROL/NUTRITION LIQ/PWD $609.9M 4.4
BATTERIES $595.6M 2.4
DEODORANT $543.8M -2.1
BLADES $517.0M -3.9
SKINCARE $509.8M -1.3
CLEANING TOOLS/MOPS/BROOMS $457.3M -2.5
LIGHT BULBS $313.7M -10.2
ADULT INCONTINENCE $234.1M 3.9

FRESH MARKET [4]


DOLLAR SALES % CHANGE
FROM LAST YEAR

MILK $11.2B -8.4
NATURAL CHEESE $7.6B 7.8
RFG JUICES/DRINKS $4.3B -0.6
YOGURT $3.7B 4.1
LUNCHEON MEATS $3.4B 3.0
RFG FRESH EGGS $3.3B -5.4
BREAKFAST MEATS $3.0B 2.3
RFG SALAD/COLESLAW $2.8B 1.3
BUTTER $1.3B 1.5
RFG MEAT/POULTRY $1.0B 11.1
RFG WHIPPED TOPPINGS $462.6M 6.6
RFG SPREADS $353.2M 10.6
RFG SEAFOOD $343.5M -1.7
RFG SALAD DRESSING $244.1M 13.8
RFG PIZZA $205.9M 19.4

CENTER STORE [5]


DOLLAR SALES % CHANGE
FROM LAST YEAR

CARBONATED BEVERAGES $12.0B 1.9
FRESH BREAD & ROLLS $9.6B 4.8
BEER/ALE/ALCOHOLIC CIDER $8.2B 5.4
SALTY SNACKS $8.1B 9.8
FROZEN DINNER/ENTREES $6.1B 0.2
COLD CEREAL $6.1B 2.1
WINE $5.5B 3.7
CIGARETTES $4.6B -2.2
ICE CREAM/SHERBET $4.3B 0.9
BOTTLED WATER $4.1B -6.8
SOUP $4.1B 2.7
CRACKERS $3.7B 3.6
TOILET TISSUE $3.1B 5.1
DOG FOOD $3.0B 10.0
LAUNDRY DETERGENT $2.6B 2.6
PASTA $1.6B 17.5
ENERGY DRINKS $682.5M 4.2
INSTANT POTATOES $337.0M 6.1
MISCELLANEOUS SNACKS $266.0M 14.3
FROZEN SIDE DISHES $214.7M 31.6

LATEST 52 WEEKS ENDING JUNE 14, 2009.
SOURCE: INFOSCAN REVIEWS, INFORMATION RESOURCES INC.