A DIVERSE ECONOMY and a relatively low cost of living even in the boom years helped the Kansas City, Mo., market weather the economic downturn better than its counterparts on either coast. Its grocery store mix reflects that stability, with Wal-Mart Stores, family-run independents and regional chains making up the majority of the mix there, although some observers say there's unmet demand for the specialty stores and natural/organic merchants that some other cities have. These stores may ...
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