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U.S. Grocers Battening Down The Hatches As German Retailers Roll In

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. NYSE:WMT, Whole Foods Market, Inc. NASDAQ:WFM - U.S. Grocers Battening Down The Hatches As German Retailers Roll In

The U.S. grocery market has seen a wave of consolidation over the past few years as regional grocers work to stay afloat in the ever-changing food retail market.

Deep discounters like Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. WMT 0.42% and high-end specialty grocers like Whole Foods Market, Inc. WFM 2.15% have reduced the market share for long running chains that used to serve regional markets.

Now, U.S. grocers are bracing for the expansion of German discount chains Aldi and Lidl, which have already blazed...


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