Concentration, integration, and diversification in the . grocery retailing industry
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Concentration, integration, and diversification in the . grocery retailing industry by Russell C. Parker

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Published by Bureau of Economics, Federal Trade Commission in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Grocery trade -- United States.,
  • Food industry and trade -- United States.

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StatementRussell C. Parker.
LC ClassificationsHD9321.5 .P37 1986
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 542 p. :
Number of Pages542
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2494235M
LC Control Number87601246

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