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Top 50 Grocers

The Top 50 Grocers of 2019, Ranked

Download the 2019 Super 50, Progressive Grocer's ranking of the top 50 U.S. grocers, including last and this year's rankings, fiscal-year-end sales data, number of stores, banner names and more. Be sure to check out our full Super 50 coverage.

Progressive Grocer's Top 50 Grocers

Top 50 Grocers: Aldi Stays in Top 10, but Lidl Closes In; Meijer and Hy-Vee Rise

Lower down on the list is where the action is occurring

Top 50 Grocers

Giants share the top; merger and acquisition activity plays a role

Top 50 Grocers

Half of the Super 50 are majority family-owned, employee-owned or privately held

Meanwhile, leading animal proteins gain dollar sales but lose volume

While sales are flat, most shoppers cite produce as the reason for choosing a store

Record bankruptcies, M&A activity continue as industry undergoes massive change

Download the 2018 Super 50, Progressive Grocer's ranking of the top 50 U.S.

Data provided via Nielsen’s Total Food View, an inclusive data universe of UPC and non-UPC products (includes fresh random-weight retailer-assigned PLU and system 2 sales volume).

Fresh, prepared foods still present biggest opportunity for grocers

The plant-based trend spills into the category

Fresh and perishable foods generated sales nearly 14 times as high as all online food and beverage sales this year, Nielsen notes in its June 2018 “Total Consumer Report.”

2/3 of consumers now admit to snacking at least once a day

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