Economic Research Report No. (ERR-291) 50 pp

June 2021

Super Stores’ Impact on the Availability of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program-Approved Stores

Examining the impact of new super store entry on the survival of existing traditional stores and the cost savings to SNAP beneficiaries.

Keywords: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, SNAP, super stores, grocery stores, supermarkets, Store Tracking Redemption System, STARS, food and nutrition assistance, store access, store availability, SNAP redemptions, store exits, store entry

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