THE SUPERCENTER JUGGERNAUT

CULPEPER, Va. (FNS) -- Shoppers interviewed at the six-month-old Wal-Mart Supercenter here had mixed but mostly positive reviews for the megastore. But, to varying degrees, they also continue to rely on their local supermarkets. The supercenter clearly is taking business from grocery stores in the area, although all the shoppers interviewed still visit traditional grocery stores at least occasionally.

CULPEPER, Va. (FNS) -- Shoppers interviewed at the six-month-old Wal-Mart Supercenter here had mixed but mostly positive reviews for the megastore. But, to varying degrees, they also continue to rely on their local supermarkets. The supercenter clearly is taking business from grocery stores in the area, although all the shoppers interviewed still visit traditional grocery stores at least occasionally. Some still do the great majority of their shopping at a supermarket while others said they o

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