TABLE 6-4Top 10 Retailers in the United States and Canada

Company Name2008 Sales (billions of U.S. dollars)
Wal-Mart Stores258.5
Kroger Co.77.2
Costco Wholesale Corp.72.5
Supervalu45.0
Safeway44.8
Loblaw Cos.31.5
Publix Super Markets24.0
Ahold USA21.8
Delhaize America19.2
C&S Wholesale Grocers19.0

NOTE: Sales volume includes revenues from both food and non-food merchandise in North America.

From: 6, The Food Environment: Key to Formulating Strategies for Change in Sodium Intake

Cover of Strategies to Reduce Sodium Intake in the United States
Strategies to Reduce Sodium Intake in the United States.
Institute of Medicine (US) Committee on Strategies to Reduce Sodium Intake; Henney JE, Taylor CL, Boon CS, editors.
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2010.
Copyright © 2010, National Academy of Sciences.

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