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Economy / Food Market #71153

ABC Evening News for Friday, Apr 17, 1981
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(Studio) Personal income for March reported.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) Efforts of food mkts. to cut costs for consumers examined; details outlined on screen. [PEOPLE - note advantages of no-frills store.] A&P ownership of Plus, Grand Food's ownership of Basics, Lucky's ownership of Save More stores and cost-cutting approaches discussed. [PEOPLE - comment on pricing methods.] [Consumer Federal of America spokesperson Jim BOYLE - thinks system means higher prices.] [Giant Foods consumer adviser Odonna MATHEWS - defs. system.] Giant's efforts to sell new system noted. [WOMAN - expresses cynicism.] Situation faced by other stores outlined.
REPORTER: George Strait

Reynolds, Frank;
Strait, George

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