A world of shopkeepers

Wed, 2009/02/11 - 3:24pm | Your editor
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   The retailing sector is taking the lead in making adjustments for the current financial crisis. Because selling goods is such a hand-to-mouth business, often financed by manufacturers or whatever is being sold, the storekeepers are quick to react to a crisis.

      Belgium’s Delhaize Le Lion, a powerful supermarket chain, has simply stopped selling products from Unilever pending a price cut from the Anglo-Dutch firm, according to today’s Wall Street Journal.

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