Big grocery chains testing smaller stores – Business – US business – Food Inc. | NBC News

Tesco keeps costs low with limited packaging, simple stores, tightly controlling what products it puts on its limited shelf space and using a small number of distribution centers to serve its stores, which run about 10,000 square feet.

The median supermarket size was 47,500 square feet last year, according to the Food Marketing Institute, although some run much larger.

via Big grocery chains testing smaller stores – Business – US business – Food Inc. | NBC News.

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