2 Supermarkets Lead the Pack in Sales for the Philadelphia Region

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Two supermarkets in the Philadelphia region dominate sales, making up more than 56 percent of the local grocery store market, writes Ryan Mulligan for Philadelphia Business Journal.

Giant holds 30 percent of the grocery store market share while ShopRite has a 26.6 percent share in the eight county area, according to data from Food World.

Locally-founded Acme holds another 18.6 percent of the market.

The region includes Delaware, Chester, Montgomery, Bucks and Philadelphia counties, as well as Burlington, Camden and Gloucester counties in New Jersey.

Giant made $3.11 billion in sales for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2022.  ShopRite had $2.76 billion and Acme $1.93 billion, according to Food World.

Amazon-owned grocery stores, which include Whole Foods and the newly-arrived Amazon Fresh, saw slightly under $17 million in sales and a 4.4 percent share.

When looking at a broader market share of grocery stores, convenience stores, department stores and club stores, Wawa makes up nearly 11 percent of the total market share.

Giant had 16 percent of total market share, ShopRite, 14 percent, Acme had 10 percent and CVS held on to 7 percent. 

Read more about supermarket standings in the Philadelphia region eight-county area at Philadelphia Business Journal.

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