Clarke County Democrat

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Supermarkets losing market share

As supermarkets first appeared on the scene, they displaced many butcher shops, small general merchandise stores, and bakeries. But a recent article in the Wall Street Journal reports that the same may be happening to supermarkets. The first supermarket was a Piggly Wiggly store launched in Memphis in 1916. In 1930, King Kullen in Queens, New York, was the first […]

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