Retailers upbeat about second half of 2014

Retailers upbeat about second half of 2014

“We expect sales to be a little stronger in the second half than in the first half, and the first half was better than we expected." —MARK SKOGEN, Festival Foods

As retailers move into the second half, they anticipate stronger sales, though some are more optimistic than others, according to an SN survey.

Frank Curci, chairman, president, and CEO of Tops Friendly Markets, Williamsville, N.Y., said he expects sales to improve “because we think customers are feeling slightly better as the economy is gradually getting better, and with some new companies moving into Up

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