THE SN LIST

Rank, Food Retailering Each Store: 2002; 2001; Hispanic Shoppers 2002% of Shoppers Spending $150 Or More Weekly (2002)1) Ralphs40.8; 43.5; 24.443.32) Albertsons28.4; 31.8; 20.934.43) Vons27.9; 28.5; 18.331.24) Food4Less14.5; 12.9; 26.615.45) Stater Bros.9.9; 9.4; 7.211.16) Superior Warehouse4.8; 5.6; 11.45.67) Pavilions4.7; 4.4; 1.66.48) Costco4.4; 4.5; 4.78.59) Trader Joe's3.3; 3.6; 1.43.310) Ranch

Rank, Food Retailer

ing Each Store: 2002; 2001; Hispanic Shoppers 2002

% of Shoppers Spending $150 Or More Weekly (2002)

1) Ralphs

40.8; 43.5; 24.4

43.3

2) Albertsons

28.4; 31.8; 20.9

34.4

3) Vons

27.9; 28.5; 18.3

31.2

4) Food4Less

14.5; 12.9; 26.6

15.4

5) Stater Bros.

9.9; 9.4; 7.2

11.1

6) Superior Warehouse

4.8; 5.6; 11.4

5.6

7) Pavilions

4.7; 4.4; 1.6

6.4

8) Costco

4.4; 4.5; 4.7

8.5

9) Trader Joe's

3.3; 3.6; 1.4

3.3

10) Ranch Market

2.5; 2.9; 4.2

2.8

SOURCE: International Demographics, Houston

The results are based on consumer polling in which shoppers were asked what stores they shopped in the past week.

In many cases, consumers shopped multiple stores. Data are based on responses given by approximately 3,000 adults (divided among two surveys per year).