Our sister publication, Supermarket News, recently named Sprouts Farmers Market as the winner of its 2013 Retail Excellence Award, based on financial performance, store growth and innovative thinking. SN retail/financial editor Mark Hamstragoes in-depth into how Sprouts has "bested" other supermarket chains in today's competitive climate. According to his blog:
"Sprouts in many ways has positioned itself squarely in a “sweet spot” where health and wellness, local sourcing, organic and natural product, customer service, value and convenience all come together. Those are targets conventional operators are aiming for, but are approaching in different ways with varying degrees of success."
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