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Inside the Baltimore supermarket wars

Analysts expect the sale of the struggling Safeway chain to bring big changes to the supermarket industry. The field, which thrived in the 1980s and 90s is under tremendous pressure from new competition from big box stores such as Walmart and Target, drug stores like CVS and Walgreens, and specialty grocers from Wegmans to Trader Joe's. Data based on Food World's annual market share report.

-- By Tim Swift, The Baltimore Sun

Tim Swift, The Baltimore Sun
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