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Spring Picnic Market Basket

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  Cathy Isom tells us why that Easter shopping receipt may have seemed a little less expensive this year. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours.     Think your grocery bill seemed a little bit cheaper for your Easter spending this year. You’re not alone. According to the American Farm Bureau Federation’s Spring Picnic Market Basket Survey, we …

Store Formats and Patterns in Household Grocery Purchases

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by Richard Volpe, Annemarie Kuhns, and Ted Jaenicke USDA Economic Research Service What Is the Issue? Americans are buying more and more of their “food at home,” or groceries, from stores that are not conventional supermarkets. According to Nielsen Homescan data, U.S. households spent 80 percent of their grocery dollars at traditional supermarkets in 1999 but only 62 percent there …