The Week In Stocks

FOR 24 NORTH AMERICAN FOOD RETAILERS TRACKED BY SN, AT THE CLOSE WEDNESDAY, OCT. 22, 2008 MARKET SUMMARY gainers 15 losers 9 unchanged 0 MOST ACTIVE BY VOLUME Wal-Mart 134,902,090 Target 70,002,959 Kroger 40,831,362 AS PERCENTAGE OF SHARES OUTSTANDING Target 9.28% Nash Finch 8.99% Spartan Stores 8.68% North West Co. +20.60% A&P +16.79% Spartan Stores +12.59% Winn-Dixie -11.58% Whole Foods -11.53%

FOR 24 NORTH AMERICAN FOOD RETAILERS TRACKED BY SN, AT THE CLOSE WEDNESDAY, OCT. 22, 2008

MARKET SUMMARY

gainers 15
losers 9
unchanged 0

MOST ACTIVE

BY VOLUME

Wal-Mart 134,902,090
Target 70,002,959
Kroger 40,831,362

AS PERCENTAGE OF SHARES OUTSTANDING

Target 9.28%
Nash Finch 8.99%
Spartan Stores 8.68%
North West Co. +20.60%
A&P +16.79%
Spartan Stores +12.59%
Winn-Dixie -11.58%
Whole Foods -11.53%
Supervalu -7.54%

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 eight 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 8979.26 8519.21 -5.12
S&P 500 946.43 896.78 -5.25
SN Composite 1774.58 1688.81 -4.83
Retailers 1608.31 1530.45 -4.84
Wholesalers 548.47 528.85 -3.58