Market-share battles in 10 cities illustrate food retailers’ efforts to satisfy local consumers in a weak economy
In this economy, price is king, and it shows in the snapshot of grocery market share in 10 major metropolitan areas on the following pages. Price leaders like Wal-Mart Stores and warehouse clubs Costco and BJ's Wholesale have seen their market shares grow in the last year, according to data provided to SN from the “2009 Grocery Distribution Analysis and Guide” from Metro Market Studies, Tucson, Ariz. The data was presented to SN ahead of the publication of the book, which is scheduled in ...
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