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Hi danablanca,

The reference was to one of the 3 main customers dropping Scotts as their primary supplier of product, not the growth or shrinkage of those big guys' store bases. For instance, Wal-Mart this past year started pushing their private-label brand products a bit and gave Scotts brands less shelf space, particularly as the weather started wreaking havoc on sales in the category. A move in that direction is more troubling than Lowes closing a few stores down, for sure.

Please share any additional questions and comments over on the Stock Advisor's own SMG board to hear and chat with the full SA community.

http://boards.fool.com/1081/sas-scotts-miracle-gro-smg-12026...

Cheers,
Alex
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