Is the shift to smaller formats finally underway?

Is the shift to smaller formats finally underway?

Last week I spent a couple of days in the Boston and Portland, Maine, areas. The reason for my visit was to take in recently opened, smaller-format concept stores. Smaller grocery stores have been on the agenda for retailers in the USA for a number of years; but do these latest developments, from two of the major retailers in the market, indicate that the long-awaited shift is starting to happen?

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