NEWS & SOLUTIONS COMPETING WITH SUPERCENTERS

The supercenter, a mighty retail animal, may be losing its menacing roar.Though alarmed when the format began proliferating several years ago, a rising number of supermarket operators are gaining confidence in competing with the retail giants.Chains are curbing supercenters' effect on their business by focusing on fortifying perishable and prepared-meal offerings, stepping up customer service and

The supercenter, a mighty retail animal, may be losing its menacing roar.

Though alarmed when the format began proliferating several years ago, a rising number of supermarket operators are gaining confidence in competing with the retail giants.

Chains are curbing supercenters' effect on their business by focusing on fortifying perishable and prepared-meal offerings, stepping up customer service and frequent-shopper programs, adding more store departments, honing pricing,

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