Non Mega Box Retailer

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As the mega box retailers like Wal-Mart, Target, and Costco moved into the grocery and fresh produce space, more and more of the smaller grocery chains were forced to downsize and close their doors. The disruption caused by the entrance of these mega box retailers can be felt among many industries, but especially in the highly competitive grocery industry. However, you have to ask yourself, do these mega-chains win just by opening their doors? Or are they winning because the smaller chains fail to offer anything significant to counter them with? A prime example of a non-mega store competing brilliantly is Trader Joe's. While Supervalu, Piggly Wiggly, Safeway, and Harris Teeter are all downsizing, closing stores, and selling off pieces of their

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