Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018
What’s happening in the battle among grocers for your food dollar? Mike Collins and industry experts check in on the Store Wars.
The Great Grocery Store Wars rage on in Charlotte, and casualties are becoming apparent. Hometown titan Harris Teeter has closed a Ballantyne location, and Charlotte-based Healthy Home Market waved the white flag and closed its doors.
Despite the setback, Lidl and fellow German discount chain Aldi are leading the charge in a price war that is putting pressure on other grocery companies.
What’s the state of play in the fight over your grocery dollar?
Katie Peralta, retail and business reporter, The Charlotte Observer (@katieperalta)
Mike Paglia, grocery analyst, Kantar Retail (@KanRetMP)