THE SUPERCENTER JUGGERNAUT

Supermarkets are feeling the pressure of the supercenter onslaught, but many are managing to hold their own under the stress.Supermarket executives say a combination of persistence and finely tuned strategies is keeping them viable in their markets, and even keeping local supercenters' growth plans in check.Grocery operators are capitalizing on their natural strengths -- service, selection and quality

Supermarkets are feeling the pressure of the supercenter onslaught, but many are managing to hold their own under the stress.

Supermarket executives say a combination of persistence and finely tuned strategies is keeping them viable in their markets, and even keeping local supercenters' growth plans in check.

Grocery operators are capitalizing on their natural strengths -- service, selection and quality -- while at the same time taking some cues from alternative formats by adj

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