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Market share of the leading U.S. food retailers 2016

Market share of U.S. food and beverage purchases in 2016, by company*

by Statista Research Department, last edited Apr 11, 2016
Market share of the leading U.S. food retailers 2016 Walmart captured a 17.3 percent share of the U.S. food and beverage market, making it the top food and beverage retailer in the United States in 2016. Kroger came in second place, with an 8.9 percent share of the market.
Walmart in the United States

Walmart is by far the biggest retailer in the United States. In 2017, the company generated about 374.8 billion U.S. dollars in retail sales in the United States. To put that figure in perspective, the e-commerce giant only had retail sales of about 103 billion U.S. dollars. Between 2015 and 2019, the U.S. segment of Walmart has experienced positive and increasingly larger sales growth rates. Between 2018 and 2019, Walmart U.S. sales increased by 3.7 percent.

U.S. Supermarkets

As of 2018, there were about 38,307 supermarkets in the United States. Most of these supermarkets are categorized as conventional supermarkets. Some other common types of supermarkets are supercenters, limited assortment supermarkets, and natural/gourmet food markets. About 50 percent of all U.S. supermarket sales are attributed to the perishables department. This department includes meat, fresh produce, and dairy, among other categories.
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Market share of U.S. food and beverage purchases in 2016, by company*

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