Food For Thought 3.24.09
"We're going to chew them up on corporate brands. And we're just going to keep driving corporate brands." (Steven Burd, president of Safeway--parent of Tom Thumb and Randalls--speaking on the importance of store brands as leverage against the large food companies. Some grocery chains have been cutting orders to the major labels and putting more store brands on shelves because the big companies refuse to lower prices. As quoted in a Dallas Morning News article.)
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