U.S. food sales rose 6.4% to $775 billion in 2003, according to the U.S. Census Bureau of the Department of Commerce and other sources. SN's Top 75 retailers with sales volume of $602.9 billion in 2003 represent 78% of total food sales. Top 75 sales volume in 2002 was $522.8 billion. In 2003, Wal-Mart Supercenters generated $31 billion in grocery sales, or 5.1% of the total Top 75 sales volume. 40% of total corporate sales, which are estimated at $258 billion for 2003. 2) Kroger Co. ...
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