ALTERNATE FORMATS LIVE

Sometimes it seems the time has arrived to retire that venerable industry term "alternate format." After all, the term is a little provincial because it really describes any store that has the effrontery to sell food, but which fails to hew to the definition of a supermarket.It's also true that nearly any format imaginable now has some kind of food-selling component: Convenience, mass, drug, membership

Sometimes it seems the time has arrived to retire that venerable industry term "alternate format." After all, the term is a little provincial because it really describes any store that has the effrontery to sell food, but which fails to hew to the definition of a supermarket.

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