Stores with typically small to medium formats and typically limited product categories and ranges, foodservice, and gasoline.


Stores of varying formats and product categories with primary emphasis on value pricing.


Stores with typically small to medium formats with primary emphasis on prescription drugs and OTC/healthcare, personal care and cosmetics, but can also offer a range of grocery products and/or foodservice.


Stores of varying formats with primary emphasis on a moderate to wide selection and range of traditional grocery categories, but can also offer prescription drugs, personal care, and more.

Mass Merchandisers

Stores with typically large formats typically offering a wide range of product categories.


Integration of retailing across all possible sales platforms including online, print media, television, radio, direct mail and/or brick-and-mortar stores.

Specialty Grocery

Stores with typically small to medium formats with primary emphasis on limited to moderate selection of specialty grocery categories including ethnic, gourmet, local, natural and/or organic.


Stores with typically large formats often requiring annual membership fees with primary emphasis on limited selection of bulk/wholesale quantities in a wide range of product categories.



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This month's new food products include cane sugars, barbeque sauce, condiments in squeeze bottles, cinnamon snack seasoning, and jalapeno tzatziki, ice cream, herb toasts, corn puffs, instant coffee, coconut water, and a water enhancer.


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