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32. 1997 Economic Census





1280. Retail Foodstores--Number and Sales, by Type

[(253.4 represents 253,400) except as indicated]

                                                                                                     
Number 1 (1,000) Number 1 (1,000) Number 1 (1,000) Number 1 (1,000) Sales 2 (bil. dol.) ' Sales 2 (bil. dol.) Sales 2 (bil. dol.) Sales 2 (bil. dol.) Percent distribution Percent distribution
Type of Number Sales
Foodstore
1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1980 1990 1995 1996 1997 1998 1980 1990 1995 1996 1997 1998
                                                                                           
    Total 253.4 253.9 254.3 254.8 255.3 255.9 256.4 257.3 256.0 254.6 254.4 252.4 250.4 249.3 248.3 247.3 246.3 245.3 244.3 220.2 236.2 246.1 256.0 271.9 285.1 297.0 309.5 325.5 347.0 368.3 374.5 377.1 385.4 399.3 410.5 421.0 429.8 443.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
 
Grocery stores 178.3 178.1 177.9 177.7 177.4 177.2 177.0 176.8 174.5 172.3 172.9 170.6 168.3 166.9 165.6 164.3 163.0 161.7 160.4 205.6 220.6 230.7 240.4 256.5 269.5 280.8 291.0 307.2 328.1 348.2 354.3 358.1 365.7 378.6 385.0 397.0 403.0 414.6 70.4 68.0 66.4 66.2 65.9 65.7 93.4 94.5 94.5 94.3 93.8 93.6
  Supermarkets 3 26.8 27.0 27.1 27.3 27.4 27.8 27.5 26.2 25.8 25.3 25.0 24.9 25.1 25.6 24.6 24.1 23.8 24.1 24.0 157.0 165.5 172.0 184.6 193.1 201.8 211.0 219.9 230.6 247.3 260.1 268.9 275.9 281.0 289.0 293.2 302.5 307.5 312.1 10.6 9.8 9.7 9.7 9.8 9.8 71.3 70.6 72.0 71.9 71.5 70.4
    Conventional 21.5 (NA) 17.9 (NA) (NA) 18.1 17.5 15.9 (NA) 14.5 13.7 12.8 13.0 13.3 12.0 11.1 10.8 11.1 10.4 114.7 (NA) 82.4 (NA) 96.1 (NA) 99.8 (NA) 98.9 103.9 90.7 81.8 84.7 78.6 81.5 68.9 69.2 59.2 59.4 8.5 5.4 4.5 4.4 4.5 4.3 52.1 24.6 16.9 16.4 13.8 13.4
    Superstore 4 3.2 (NA) 4.6 (NA) (NA) 4.9 5.1 5.4 (NA) 5.6 5.8 5.9 6.0 6.3 6.5 6.8 7.1 7.3 7.4 27.8 (NA) 49.7 (NA) 54.6 (NA) 57.9 (NA) 69.6 75.7 87.6 91.1 93.3 100.6 107.6 116.7 127.0 132.9 133.8 1.2 2.3 2.7 2.9 3.0 3.0 12.6 23.8 28.6 30.2 30.9 30.2
    Warehouse 5 1.7 (NA) 3.7 (NA) (NA) 3.5 3.4 3.4 (NA) 3.4 3.4 3.5 3.4 3.1 2.9 2.7 2.4 2.2 2.2 6.6 (NA) 20.6 (NA) 22.9 (NA) 25.9 (NA) 28.1 30.4 33.1 35.3 33.1 31.9 27.7 26.0 24.3 22.2 19.3 0.7 1.3 1.1 1.0 0.9 0.9 3.0 9.0 6.4 5.8 5.2 4.4
    Combination food and drug 6 0.5 (NA) 1.0 (NA) (NA) 1.0 1.2 1.2 (NA) 1.3 1.6 2.1 2.1 2.2 2.4 2.7 2.4 2.8 3.2 6.3 (NA) 14.3 (NA) 15.4 (NA) 16.8 (NA) 19.8 21.8 34.8 46.0 42.3 45.8 51.7 59.3 61.3 64.7 72.0 0.2 0.6 1.1 1.0 1.1 1.3 2.9 9.4 14.6 14.6 15.1 16.3
    Superwarehouse 7 (Z) (NA) 0.0 (NA) (NA) 0.2 0.3 0.3 (NA) 0.4 0.3 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.5 1.6 (NA) 5.0 (NA) 3.3 (NA) 6.7 (NA) 9.0 9.9 12.6 13.8 13.9 15.3 16.2 17.8 15.3 11.9 16.7 (Z) 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.7 3.4 4.4 3.6 2.8 3.8
    Hypermarket 8 (Z) (NA) 0.0 (NA) (NA) 0.1 0.1 0.1 (NA) 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 0.8 (NA) 3.4 (NA) 5.1 5.7 1.3 0.9 7.0 8.8 4.3 4.5 5.4 16.6 11.0 (Z) 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 (NA) 0.4 1.1 1.3 3.9 2.5
  Convenience stores 9 35.8 37.8 38.7 40.4 43.0 45.4 47.0 50.0 52.5 48.6 59.2 59.8 60.3 60.9 61.5 62.1 62.7 62.1 61.4 18.9 22.8 25.4 28.3 34.0 34.5 35.2 37.5 41.2 45.0 37.0 37.9 39.1 39.8 40.3 37.4 38.8 42.0 42.9 14.1 23.3 25.1 25.5 25.3 25.2 8.6 10.0 9.2 9.2 9.8 9.7
  Superette 10 115.7 113.3 112.0 110.0 107.0 104.0 102.5 100.6 96.2 98.4 88.7 85.9 82.9 80.4 79.6 78.1 76.5 75.5 75.0 29.7 32.3 33.3 27.5 29.4 33.2 34.6 33.6 35.3 35.8 51.1 47.5 43.1 44.9 49.2 54.4 55.7 53.5 59.6 45.7 34.9 31.6 31.1 30.8 30.7 13.5 13.9 13.4 13.2 12.4 13.5
Specialized food stores 11 75.0 75.7 76.4 77.2 77.9 78.7 79.4 80.6 81.4 82.3 81.5 81.8 82.1 82.4 82.7 83.0 83.3 83.6 83.9 14.6 15.6 15.4 15.6 15.4 15.5 16.2 18.5 18.3 19.0 20.1 20.2 19.0 19.7 20.7 22.4 24.0 26.8 28.4 29.6 32.0 33.6 33.8 34.1 34.3 6.6 5.5 5.5 5.7 6.2 6.4




Z Less than 0.05 percent.
1 Estimated.
2 Includes nonfood items.
3 A grocery store, primarily self-service in operation, providing a full range of departments, and having at least $2.5 million in annual sales in 1985 dollars.
4 Contains greater variety of products than conventional supermarkets, including specialty and service departments, and considerable nonfood (general merchandise) products.
5 Contains limited product variety and fewer services provided, incorporating case lot stocking and shelving practices.
6 Contains a pharmacy, a nonprescription drug department, and a greater variety of health and beauty aids than that carried by conventional supermarkets.
7 A larger warehouse store that offers expanded product variety and often service meat, deli, or seafood departments.
8 A very large store offering a greater variety of general merchandise--like clothes, hardware, and seasonal goods--and personal care products than other grocery stores.
9 A small grocery store selling a limited variety of food and nonfood products, typically open extended hours.
10 A grocery store, primarily self-service in operation, selling a wide variety of food and nonfood products with annual sales below $2.5 million (1985 dollars).
11 Primarily engaged in the retail sale of a single food category such as meat and seafood stores and retail bakeries.

Source: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, Food Marketing Review, annual.

http://www.ers.usda.gov/Prodsrvs/rept-fd.htm#consumption



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These tables are based on figures supplied by the United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce and are subject to revision by the Census Bureau.

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