WalMart39s lowerincome customer base has yet to catch up to other demographics in the economic recovery

Wal-Mart's lower-income customer base has yet to catch up to other demographics in the economic recovery.

2014 Prediction #1: Traditional Chains Continue to Outpace Wal-Mart

Traditional supermarket chains will continue to outpace Wal-Mart Stores in same-store sales growth in 2014, assuming the economic recovery continues in a similar fashion, said Andrew Wolf, a Boston-based analyst with BB&T Capital Markets.

“If we see more of the same from the economy — sort of a creeping recovery — you will continue to see the same trends,” he said

The largest, multi-regional traditional superma

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