For many, there is nothing more important to the health of a shopping center than the quality of the anchor. And few anchors are as sought after as the leaders in grocery and general merchandise.
We analyzed a basket of the top grocery and general merchandise companies in the US to dig into the trends that defined Q2 2019 and to understand the trajectory of the wider sector.
Overall Visits Trended Up
Nine of the ten retailers analyzed saw visits increase from Q1, with Walmart seeing growth to Supercenters reach 14.1%. Target saw growth of 8.5% and Safeway saw an increase of 7.2%, with Aldi coming in as the only brand to see a decrease on Q1 of 2.8%.
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