RICHMOND, Va. — Newly opened outposts of Whole Foods and Trader Joe's herald the beginning of a new era in food shopping in this growing metropolitan area — and signal another challenge for Ukrop's Super Markets, its longtime local leader. Retailers and other observers contacted by SN say the changes reflect both Richmond's growth — population in the nine-county Richmond Metropolitan Statistical Area has grown by about 9% this decade and now totals 1.2 million, U.S. Census figures show — ...

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