Ukrop’s still grocery king
Jun 14, 2006
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� Ukrop’s Super Markets Inc.
Ukrop’s is still No. 1 for groceries.
But Kroger and non-traditional grocers such as Wal-Mart and CVS continue to eat away at Ukrop’s Super Markets Inc.’s market share
Locally owned Ukrop’s, long the dominant chain here, saw its market share dip to 21.64 percent among all retailers that sell groceries from 22.41 percent a year ago. The market share is published each June by Food World, a periodical that follows the grocery industry in the mid-Atlantic.
Kroger increased its market share, as did CVS and Walgreens.
To check the rankings, and compare the sales to last year’s results, see tomorrow’s Times-Dispatch.