The Canadian Grocery Wars

Canada's grocery wars seems to have finally slowed down. Amongst tremendous pressure from competitive forces, the overall landscape in Canada's grocery industry may have stabilized. John Miziolek was recently asked by Canadian Grocer Magazine to comment on this shift in consumer perception. Here is a clip of the article:

Peace has returned to Canada's grocery aisles. Target Corp., the much-heralded new entrant upon its arrival in Canada, in 2013, has been banished to its homeland, a victim of the fickle Canadian consumer and a hopeless supply chain that practically guaranteed failure. During Target's short, two-year tenure, Canada's Big Three grocer-Loblaw, Metro and Sobeys-Walmart and Costco. Target, of course, wasn't much of a factor in the assault. Its grocery aisles were practically ghost towns.

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John Miziolek

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