U.S. GROCERY CHAINS RANKED BY PRESCRIPTION SALES

RANK & CompanyNumber of StoresNumber of Pharmacy DepartmentsPharmacy Prescription Sales 20011) AlbertsonsBoise, Idaho2,4151,922$6.5 billion2) Kroger Co.Cincinnati2,4181,700$4.5 billion3) SafewayPleasanton, Calif.1,7621,258$2.6 billion4) Ahold USAChantilly, Va.976759$2.0 billion5) Winn-Dixie StoresJacksonville, Fla.1,150730$1.04 billion6) Publix Super MarketsLakeland, Fla.680440$700 million7) H.E.

RANK & Company

Number of Stores

Number of Pharmacy Departments

Pharmacy Prescription Sales 2001

1) Albertsons

Boise, Idaho

2,415

1,922

$6.5 billion

2) Kroger Co.

Cincinnati

2,418

1,700

$4.5 billion

3) Safeway

Pleasanton, Calif.

1,762

1,258

$2.6 billion

4) Ahold USA

Chantilly, Va.

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