NGA Outlines Opportunities Despite Recession

NGA Outlines Opportunities Despite Recession

What looks like the worst of times for the independent grocery sector unemployment at a 15-year high, commercial credit markets locked, rising operational costs and shoppers trading down and not filling their pantries could turn out to be the best of times. At least that is what the National Grocers Association here is hoping for in the year ahead. Thomas K. Zaucha, president and chief

ARLINGTON, Va. — What looks like the worst of times for the independent grocery sector — unemployment at a 15-year high, commercial credit markets locked, rising operational costs and shoppers trading down and not filling their pantries — could turn out to be the best of times. At least that is what the National Grocers Association here is hoping for in the year ahead.

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