STORE TOURS HIGHLIGHT CITY SPACE SQUEEZE

Big is not necessarily better in the dynamic market of Chicago-area supermarkets. Chicago is an overstored urban market in which food retailers are adapting to changing living trends, higher real-estate costs, and increasingly segmented consumer tastes by means of smaller, tighter designs. That's the case when it comes to both long-established chains and new entrants to the market. This suggested

Big is not necessarily better in the dynamic market of Chicago-area supermarkets. Chicago is an overstored urban market in which food retailers are adapting to changing living trends, higher real-estate costs, and increasingly segmented consumer tastes by means of smaller, tighter designs. That's the case when it comes to both long-established chains and new entrants to the market. This suggested supermarket tour will shed light on Chicago's new players and highlight incumbents' adaptations

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