Food retailing hierarchy is altered amid mergers and acquisitions
The more things change, the more they stay the same. That was true for SN's annual listing of the Top 75 chains in North America, as the top 10 chains on last year's list remained this year's top 10. However, there were a couple of significant flip-flops, as Supervalu, Minneapolis, passed Pleasanton, Calif.-based Safeway to become the No. 4 operator after integrating the Al-bertsons stores that it acquired in mid-2006; and Publix Super Markets, Lakeland, Fla., took over the No. 7 spot from ...
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