Economic Research Report No. (ERR-240) 32 pp

November 2017

Independent Grocery Stores in the Changing Landscape of the U.S. Food Retail Industry

This study uses data from Nielsen’s TDLinx to examine the current (2015) performance of independent grocery stores in the United States and changes in performance from 2005 to 2015, a period marked by the Great Recession and large changes to the food retail industry.

Keywords: Independent grocery stores, food retail, food access

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