Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Over the next five years, demand for the Supermarkets and Grocery Stores industry should slightly increase, generating a steady stream of revenue. As the economy recovers and household disposable income further expands, consumers will increase purchases of premium-brands and private-label brands, boosting average transaction sizes for grocery stores... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
As with most retail industries, the location of establishments falls broadly in line with how the population is dispersed throughout the United States. In theory, the greater the number of residents, the stronger the demand for supermarkets and grocery stores should be. Therefore, major retailers strategically locate their establishments in and near large cities. Other factors that influence the distribution of industry establishments is shopping preferences in specific states and regions. For instance, warehouse clubs and supercenters are more heavily concentrated in the Great Lakes and Southeast, curbing the need for supermarkets and grocery stores.
This industry is largely concentrated in the Mid-Atlantic region, which accounts for 24.5% of establishments... purchase to read more