"Calling the Baby Whisperers"
City government of the month: Brockton, MA

Yet another way grocery retailers demonstrate their competitiveness

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.