In With the New: The Sacramento Market

In With the New: The Sacramento Market

"[Sacramento is] a very tough market, and it really looks like it will get tougher." — Steve Junquiero, president and COO, Save Mart “Given the economy we’re in, the market has become more competitive than it’s ever been before.” — Eric Stille, president and CEO, Nugget Markets

Changing demographics and an ongoing influx of non-union, price-impact food retailers are challenging some of the conventional operators in Sacramento, Calif.

The move by a growing number of young professionals escaping the Bay Area in search of a better quality of life has opened the door for a wider variety of food retailers to enter California’s capital city.

In the last few months Sprouts and

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