on April 20, 2021
March 2021 meat retail sales still well above 2019 levels
Department saw losses compared to the record-breaking spikes a year ago in preparation for COVID-19.
In March 2021, sales started lapping the enormous spikes of 2020 and the comparison to year-ago levels turned negative for of the meat department even though the demand stayed well ahead of the 2019 baseline.
March 2020 experienced the biggest spikes in the history of grocery retailing as the nation…