TAKING AIM AT GROCERY

The next big threat to traditional supermarkets could come from SuperTarget, some industry observers told SN assuming it's able to get a handle on self-distribution while expanding and upgrading its perishables offerings. Others said Target faces even more challenges in its battle for grocery market share, citing problems with consumer price perceptions; issues with adjacencies and traffic flow at

The next big threat to traditional supermarkets could come from SuperTarget, some industry observers told SN — assuming it's able to get a handle on self-distribution while expanding and upgrading its perishables offerings.

Others said Target faces even more challenges in its battle for grocery market share, citing problems with consumer price perceptions; issues with adjacencies and traffic flow at store level; and an inability to localize food offerings.

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