Food & Staples Retailing - S&P Industry Surveys

Food & Staples Retailing

Food & Staples Retailing - S&P Industry Surveys
Food & Staples Retailing
Published Feb 27, 2015
75 pages — Published Feb 27, 2015
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...Amid the backdrop of a steadily improving macroeconomic environment (rising employment, improving consumer confidence levels, and lower gasoline prices), revenue trends for the food & staples retailing industry and the broader consumer staples sector should remain positive. The retail drug and hypermarkets & supercenters sub-industries have been key contributors to favorable food and staples retailing revenue trends, with retail food and food distributor revenue growth lagging. A significant reduction in energy costs, continued moderate food inflation, and increased sales of generic drugs are potential catalysts to reversing adverse gross margin trends for the consumer staples sector and food & staples retailing industry, despite persistent pricing pressure. Leverage analysis indicates an opportunity for the food & staples retailing industry to better utilize capital in a low interest rate environment to increase shareholder value, including for share repurchases, dividend increases, and...

  
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S&P Industry Surveys—Standard & Poor's Industry Surveys track more than 50 North American industries. Each report is authored by a Standard & Poor's industry research analyst and includes information about the current industry environment, industry trends, key industry ratios and statistics, how to analyze a company, a glossary of terms and a comparative company financial analysis.

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S&P Industry Surveys. "Food & Staples Retailing" Feb 27, 2015. Alacra Store. Sep 04, 2015. <http://www.alacrastore.com/storecontent/S-P-Industry-Surveys/Food-Staples-Retailing-2149-84>
  
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S&P Industry Surveys. (2015). Food & Staples Retailing Feb 27, 2015. New York, NY: Alacra Store. Retrieved Sep 04, 2015 from <http://www.alacrastore.com/storecontent/S-P-Industry-Surveys/Food-Staples-Retailing-2149-84>
  
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