Yet another way grocery retailers demonstrate their competitiveness
July 29, 2010
They're starting to move in on restaurants.
The grocer-as-quick-serve-restaurant model has done well in the recession, in part because the convenience is good and cost is low.
But even as the economy upticks slightly, ready-to-eat food continues to drive more traffic to grocery stores, increasingly blurring the traditional boundaries between supermarkets and restaurants.