Walmart stood out for its low prices and customer service in the Houston market, while H-E-B, Randalls and
Kroger posted high scores for store appearance and ease of shopping during mystery shops conducted during
the weeks of May 19, June 2 and June 16.
SOURCE: Brand View and RetailData...More
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