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Big Retailers Fill More Aisles With Groceries
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Nick Metrowsky
Longmont Colorado
January 17th, 2011
11:29 am
Watch, as grocery stores abandon poorer areas and the drug stores become the new corner store; driving out "Joe's Corner Store"...
letters_to_the_editor  grocery  supermarkets  pharmacies  Wal-Mart  Target  Walgreens  CVS  fresh_produce  low-income 
march 2013 by jerryking
Stores Like Target and CVS Add Groceries to Attract Shoppers - NYTimes.com
January 16, 2011 | NYT | By STEPHANIE CLIFFORD.

Reflecting a major shift in the way Americans shop for food, retailers better known for selling clothes or aspirin, including Walgreens, CVS/Pharmacy and Target, are expanding in a big way into the grocery business, with fresh produce, frozen meats and, yes, even sushi.... The changes have hit the traditional grocery businesses, stores like Supervalu and Safeway, whose profits had already been declining because of rising food prices, fixed real estate and labor costs, and more competition.

Like the grocers, the convenience stores and discount stores are not making a lot of money on their groceries. Instead, the goal is to draw more customers.
retailers  grocery  supermarkets  pharmacies  Target  CVS  Walgreens  fresh_produce  frozen_foods  convenience_stores  consumer_behavior 
march 2013 by jerryking

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