Not All Independents Fade Away, Some Become Chains

The declining sales share of independent retailers doesn't mean that all of them were driven out of business-many have prospered. Nevertheless, few independents ever open a second supermarket, and only a handful become chains. Those that do expand must pass through several recognizable stages in the growth process from a single store to a large chain operating in several parts of the country.


Issue Date:
1981-12
Publication Type:
Journal Article
DOI and Other Identifiers:
Record Identifier:
https://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/280956
ISSN:
1056-327X
Language:
English
Published in:
Food Review/ National Food Review, NFR 16, 1
Page range:
31-33




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