SNAP May Augment Food Sales

An increasing pool of food-stamp recipients along with a recent benefits increase through the federal economic stimulus bill are shifting billions in purchasing power toward lower-income shoppers. These changes should provide an additional pop for food retailers particularly for discounters already seeing benefits of a flight to value among all shoppers, observers said. As part of the American Recovery

An increasing pool of food-stamp recipients — along with a recent benefits increase through the federal economic stimulus bill — are shifting billions in purchasing power toward lower-income shoppers.

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