Specialty grocery retailer The Fresh Market, Inc. (TFM) recently opened up a new location in the area in which I live. The store is positioned right in the busiest section of town and is not more than two minutes from a Mrs. Green's Natural Market, a Trader Joe's grocery retailer and The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company's A&P branded supermarket. Despite the intense and well-entrenched competition, the newly arrived high-end grocer seems to be thriving as it successfully caters to the local consumers' health-conscious needs.
The local success of The Fresh Market in my area, especially in such close proximity to three other well-established grocery chains, serves to highlight the strengths of the...
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