Monday, April 25, 2016

2016 Top 75: Consolidation transforms food retailing

While supermarkets continue to consolidate, sales of food and consumables at alternate formats continue to take a bigger slice of the competitive pie, according to SN’s annual list of the Top 75 retailers and wholesalers in North America.

Four of the top 10 companies are not traditional supermarket operators — two are discounters Walmart and Target and two are drugstores, whose sales of food and household items surpass the volumes of dozens of conventional operators.. . . more

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