Specialty grocers gaining oomph in DFW marketSpecialty grocers gaining oomph in DFW markethttps://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=50782014-02-03T06:50:00Z2014-02-03T00:00:00Z

DALLAS-FORT WORTH - Specialty supermarkets are rapidly expanding across the Metroplex. Sprouts alone currently has 14 DFW stores, with several more on the horizon.

Growing customer demand for organic and unique products has given more power to specialized grocers, such as Whole Foods, Market Street and Trader Joe's.

Organic offerings, while a comparatively small niche compared with other products at conventional supermarkets, represent a growing niche. In fact, such specialty goods give smaller retailers added oomph in the competition, according to First Research, an Austin-based market analysis firm.

Such products help smaller companies compete among the nation’s 65,000 supermarkets, whose combined annual revenues total about $500 billion, according to First Research.

Read more at Fort Worth Business Press.

Fort Worth Business Press
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
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