May 14, 2024 - News

H-E-B retains grocery supremacy

Bar chart showing largest grocers by market share in the Houston area in 2023. The grocer with the largest share was H-E-B with 25% of market share.
Data: Chain Store Guide; Note: Stores under the same brand name have been combined — e.g., Walmart and Walmart Supercenter; Chart: Axios Visuals

It turns out that H-E-B maintained its top spot in the Houston area for the largest share of the grocery marketplace.

Why it matters: We reported on April 24 that Kroger had overtaken H-E-B in the region's grocery wars, but the company that compiled the data, Chain Store Guide, let us know that it had miscounted the number of grocery stores and affiliates in the Houston area.

  • The corrected chart is above, and you can read the full story here.
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