Superstore expansion and aggressive responses from traditional operators have made Ontario one of the roughest competitive markets in North America
Discount supermarkets in Ontario are going toe-to-toe with Wal-Mart in a pricing battle likely to leave multiple parties bruised. Newly arrived but heretofore underperforming Wal-Mart Supercenters, combined with Loblaw's determination to hold onto its leading market share and reignite its retail engine, are said to be the major contributors to the price war. At stake is prosperity in Canada's most populous market, though it's only a matter of time before Wal-Mart's influence reaches ...
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