Supermarkets and dollar stores grabbed shopper traffic in 2009, but Wal-Mart's not about to sit out this food fight
Has the battle just begun? Traditional supermarkets appeared to gain some traffic at the expense of other channels of food retailing in 2009, but recent indications suggest Wal-Mart might be loading its guns for the next salvo in the war for a share of grocery spending. “Wal-Mart is lacing up the gloves as it prepares to step back into the ring and win the modern-day price war in food retail,” said Deborah Weinswig, an analyst with Citigroup, New York, in a report issued last week. ...
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