Market Visit Report – Your Independent Grocer

Market Visit Report – Your Independent Grocer

By Field Agent Canada
Monday, August 31, 2015


Even if you call on Loblaws, it is likely that you rarely (if ever) make it to see a “YIG” store given their location in relatively remote and rural centres away from the industry hub in Toronto.

This chain is becoming more and more important as Loblaw converts Extra Foods stores in Western Canada and Save Easy stores in Atlantic Canada to the Independent banner.

We wanted to take a look at a recent store conversion and the store we visited is in Fernie, BC. The store was formerly an Extra Foods location and reopened on July 4th.

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