Top goods sold in retail stores in 2008

RankCategoryDollars Sold(in Billions)1Bread and Baked Goods$18.32Carbonated Beverages$18.23Fresh Produce$16.54Milk, Cream, Eggnog, Shakes & Drinks$16.35Paper Products$14.86Snacks$14.67Packaged Meat-Refrigerated$13.28Cheese$13.19Prepared Foods-Frozen$11.310Pet Food$10.9Source: Nielsen

Rank Category Dollars Sold
(in Billions)
1 Bread and Baked Goods $18.3
2 Carbonated Beverages $18.2
3 Fresh Produce $16.5
4 Milk, Cream, Eggnog, Shakes & Drinks $16.3
5 Paper Products $14.8
6 Snacks $14.6
7 Packaged Meat-Refrigerated $13.2
8 Cheese $13.1
9 Prepared Foods-Frozen $11.3
10 Pet Food $10.9
Source: Nielsen

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