Companies listed in order of annual volume in SN's Top 75 Company list from January 2002 ry 1) Wal-Mart Supercenters Bentonville, Ark. 1962 Sam Walton Wal-Mart, the supercenter superstar of food retailing, opened its first store in Rogers, Ark., in 1962. Four decades later Wal-Mart has become the No. 1 food retailer with food sales estimated at $65.3 billion last year. 2) Kroger Co. Cincinnati 1883 Barney Kroger Kroger was established before the modern supermarket. However, the ...

REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account

WhyRegisterfor FREE?

Salary Survey 2015

Registering for content on Supermarket News will give youINSTANTaccess to invaluable articles and media content that industry professionals rely on. You will have access to our special reports, feature articles, and industry analysis. It’sFREE, easy and quick. What are you waiting for!In addition you will also receive complimentary access to the SN salary survey data tables.

Click here to read the FAQ page if you have any questions (opens in a new window)

Attention Paid Print Subscribers: While you have already been grantedfreeaccess to SNwe ask that youregister now.We promise it will only take a few minutes! Or visit your profile and add your print magazine account number and zip code.

Already registered? here.