Supermarkets Top Alternative Formats (Part 1)

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Now more than ever, alternative formats like mass merchandisers, natural food retailers, dollar stores and even drugstores are encroaching on supermarket food sales. The following companies from the 2016 Top 75 list of U.S. and Canadian retailers represent the alternative formats with the most food sales.

1Walmart

1. Wal-Mart Stores

Annual sales: $247.5 billion (estimated, consumables only)

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2. Costco Wholesale Corp.

Annual sales: $69.4 billion (consumables only)

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3. CVS Health

Annual sales: $44.4 billion (estimated, consumables only)

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4. Target Corp.

Annual sales: $34.2 billion (estimated, consumables only)

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5. Walgreen Co.

Annual sales: $28.3 billion (estimated, consumables only)

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6. Meijer, Inc.

Annual sales: $16.9 billion (estimated)

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7. Whole Foods Market

Annual sales: $15.4 billion

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8. Dollar General Corp.

Annual sales: $15.3 billion (estimated, consumables only)

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9. 7-Eleven

Annual sales: $13.3 billion (estimated, consumables only)

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10. Trader Joe’s Co.

Annual sales: $13 billion (estimated)