GAINERS & LOSERS

RETAILER CHANGE '98126.58Wal-Mart 106.50Provigo 95.40Safeway 92.69American Stores 79.64Arden Group 68.42Fred Meyer 65.64Kroger 64.63Costco Cos. 61.76BJ's Wholsale Club 47.61Loblaw Cos. 44.40Ahold 41.63Foodarama 40.66Village 38.41Albertson's 34.79Grand Union 33.33Kmart 33.15Wild Oats 31.02Seaway Food 30.26Hannaford 22.01Food Lion 21.97Marsh 13.22Weis Markets 11.07Winn-Dixie 2.72A&P -0.21Western Beef

RETAILER CHANGE '98

126.58

Wal-Mart 106.50

Provigo 95.40

Safeway 92.69

American Stores 79.64

Arden Group 68.42

Fred Meyer 65.64

Kroger 64.63

Costco Cos. 61.76

BJ's Wholsale Club 47.61

Loblaw Cos. 44.40

Ahold 41.63

Foodarama 40.66

Village 38.41

Albertson's 34.79

Grand Union 33.33

Kmart 33.15

Wild Oats 31.02

Seaway Food 30.26

Hannaford 22.01

Food Lion 21.97

Marsh 13.22

Weis Markets 11.07

Winn-Dixie 2.72

A&P -0.21

Western Beef -5.00

Whole Foods -5.38

Harry's -9.09

Eagle -18.75

Ingles -23.25

Smart & Final -46.53

Homeland -47.12

Wholesalers

Supervalu 33.73

Metro-Richelieu 28.52

Schultz Sav -O6.45

Fleming Cos. -22.79

Nash Finch -25.00

Richfood -26.55

DIVERSIFIED

Oshawa Group 44.00

Geo Weston 43.85

Ruddick 31.90

INDICES '97 CLOSE '98 CLOSE PCT CHG

Dow Jones 7908.25 9181.43 16.10

S&P 500 970.43 1229.23 26.67

SN Composite 1068.61 1928.33 80.45

Retailers 912.82 1689.57 85.09

Wholesalers 651.297 22.47 10.93

Diversified 832.05 1185.38 42.46

Ups & Downs

Chart shows the six stocks that had the greatest percentage change in share price last year, up or down.

Carr Gottstein+ 126.58

Wal-Mart+ 106.50

Provigo+ 95.40

Homeland- 47.12

Smart & Final- 46.53

Richfood- 26.55