This Week in Stocks

FOR 24 NORTH AMERICAN FOOD RETAILERS TRACKED BY SN, AT THE CLOSE THURSDAY, SEPT. 3, 2009 MARKET SUMMARY gainers 9 losers 15 unchanged 0 Costco Cos. +7.17% BJ's Wholesale Club +2.74% United Natural Foods +1.63% MOST ACTIVE BY VOLUME Wal-Mart 64,932,615 Target 37,295,225 Kroger 28,724,594 AS PERCENTAGE OF SHARES OUTSTANDING Safeway 6.56% Costco Cos. 6.10% Whole Foods 5.80% A&P -13.69% Ingles -7.85%

FOR 24 NORTH AMERICAN FOOD RETAILERS TRACKED BY SN, AT THE CLOSE THURSDAY, SEPT. 3, 2009

MARKET SUMMARY
gainers 9
losers 15
unchanged 0
Costco Cos. +7.17%
BJ's Wholesale Club +2.74%
United Natural Foods +1.63%
MOST ACTIVE
BY VOLUME
Wal-Mart 64,932,615
Target 37,295,225
Kroger 28,724,594
AS PERCENTAGE OF SHARES OUTSTANDING
Safeway 6.56%
Costco Cos. 6.10%
Whole Foods 5.80%
A&P -13.69%
Ingles -7.85%
Whole Foods -7.31%

Continuously updated stock quotes of 19 retailers and wholesalers at http://supermarketnews.com/profiles/stocks/sn_composite/ [3]

The SN Composite Index

The chart shows the most recent four weeks of movement of the SN Composite Index, compared with the Dow Jones Industrial Average. The SN Index is a statistical indicator of the industry performance based on share price and number of shares outstanding of the listed stocks.

DATA SOURCE: DATA NETWORK, HUNTINGTON, N.Y.

INDICES Last Week This Week Pct. Change
Dow Jones 9580.63 9344.61 -2.46
S&P 500 1030.98 1003.24 -2.69
SN Composite 1739.35 1749.00 0.55
Retailers 1577.07 1585.83 0.56
Wholesalers 497.97 500.28 0.46