Grocery stores compete for attention

As the battle between limited assortment discount grocers, high-end grocers and web-based sales from old and new retailers alike continues, the overall grocery industry is seeing major growth opportunities—especially in the short term.
2015 was a banner year for the grocery industry, led by $10 billion in profits and 77.5 percent of new yearly retail space being built in categories dominated by grocers.
Southern California remains the top destination for retailers—including grocery sellers—with financial struggles for grocery chain Haggen helping to fuel other retailers to expand in the market.
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