Shelby Report Column

FMS Solutions contributes a monthly article to every regional edition of The Shelby Report. The Pulse of the Independent Grocer provides a monthly look at how independent grocers same store sales compare to the prior year, and to their geographical area. This regional breakdown provides an in-depth and real- time look at how independents are faring in a challenging economy and whether sales a trending one way or another.

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About The Shelby Report:
Since 1967, The Shelby Report has been the leading publication for the food and grocery industry, delivering the latest regional and national supermarket news. With five regional editions combining for national coverage and over 74,000 copies circulated each month to retailers, wholesalers, manufacturers, distributors, brokers and allied companies throughout 48 states, we are “Region Wise. Nationwide!”