Non-Food Chain Retailers Add More Groceries

Non-food chain retailers such as Target and CVS are adding more groceries, according to The New York Times.

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Editor's Insight: This report indicates that non-food retailers are using food items as loss leaders. This means more competition for vending operators.

What is uncertain at this time is how committed these companies are to the food category. This will depend on how much incremental business the retailers gain on account of these offerings. 01-18-11 by Elliot Maras