LONDON -- European companies on the continent dominate the list of the world's Top 20 food retailers, with Japan, the United States and the United Kingdom trailing behind.
ns through Switzerland, Germany and the Benelux countries.
The list was compiled by Paris-based CIES: The Food Business Forum for SN.
According to the London-based consulting company Datamonitor, Metro has been the world's biggest food retailer for two years running.
Germany and France ho