Market Review: The Chicago Way

Market Review: The Chicago Way

In a Windy City food fight, Mariano’s Fresh Market came prepared

Emboldened by the struggles of its traditional market leaders, a rash of new competitors is carving up the food market in Chicago like nothing since the heyday of the Union Stockyards.

While everyone from Whole Foods to Walgreens has cut a slice of the market share surrendered over the past decade by longtime leaders Jewel and Dominick’s, the sharpest knife in the block may belong to Mariano’s Fresh Market, a newcomer from Milwaukee-based

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