Sales within traditional grocery formats increased 1% during 2013, while sales within non-traditional formats rose 3.1%, according to an annual survey by Willard Bishop, Barrington, Ill. Traditional grocery formats accounted for sales of $522.8 billion last year, with a market share of 46%, down slightly from 46.5% in 2012, while non-traditional grocery sales rose to $442.1 billion, or 39%, compared with 38.6% a year ago. Convenience-store sales accounted for 15% of sales, or $169.9 billion ...
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