Grocers continue to be a big player in pharmacy — and though the Albertsons-Rite Aid merger is looking to cement that, pharmacy at grocery faces unique challenges.
A declining population in the St. Louis metro area is exacerbating a competitive retail marketplace dominated by Schnuck Markets, Walmart and Walgreens.
Two major demographic shifts are happening in Colorado. One is a surging Hispanic population, and the other is the emergence of millennials.
Buoyed by retiring baby boomers from the North, the Tampa/St. Petersburg, Fla. area is seen as a great place for retailers to grab market share.
The retail marketplace continues to churn in San Diego, a metro area that is growing by leaps and bounds, but also is hounded by high real estate and worker costs.
While the drug channel has stabilized in the Twin Cities, the grocery channel is another story. For retailers, it’s a food fight. For shoppers, it’s a foodie’s dream.