SAN ANTONIO (KTSA News) – Survey shows H-E-B is the number one grocery retailer in the United States.
The San-Antonio based grocery store chain took over the number one spot in dunnhumby’s Retailer Preference Index, knocking Trader Joe’s to second place. H-E-B also beat Costco and Amazon.
The study was based on several factors, including price, quality and convenience. Regional grocers seem to be winning over customers with relevance and convenience.
H-E-B’s focus on private brands and keeping an assortment of relevant products on the shelves helps the regional chain compete with national grocers.
Price and quality also help shield regional grocers from a potential economic downturn.