The top 25 grocery chains with the most loyal shoppers in America

KrogerChris Cone/Invision for The Kroger Co./AP Images

  • Brand-loyal customers can seriously bolster a grocery chain's sales.
  • But which grocers inspire the most loyalty from shoppers?
  • A report from marketing platform inMarket revealed that Fry's Food & Drug Stores enjoy the most frequent monthly visits from returning customers.

What grocery chains inspire the most loyalty from customers?

Advertising platform inMarket decided to find out in its 2018 grocery loyalty report, which Business Insider was able to exclusively review.

The report measured the average frequency that returning customers visited each chain on a monthly basis. In order to generate this report, inMarket sifted through anonymous location data from 50 million grocery customers. Only chains with at least 50 stores were analyzed.

Read more: The CEO of Kroger, America's largest supermarket chain, explains why the company's merger with the country's 6th-favorite grocer puts them in the perfect position to take on Amazon and Whole Foods

Here's a look at some chains that had no problems getting shoppers to come back again and again:

Exclusive FREE Slide Deck: Future of Retail:AI by Business Insider Intelligence

{{}}

View As: One Page Slides

25. Big Y Foods

25. Big Y Foods

Frequency of returning customers' visits per month: 1.54

Store count: 68

24. Jewel-Osco

24. Jewel-Osco

Frequency of returning customers' visits per month: 1.56

Store count: 182

23. Giant Food Stores

23. Giant Food Stores

Frequency of returning customers' visits per month: 1.57

Store count: 142

22. Wegmans Food Markets

22. Wegmans Food Markets

Frequency of returning customers' visits per month: 1.59

Store count: 95

21. Schnucks

21. Schnucks

Frequency of returning customers' visits per month: 1.6

Store count: 79

20. WinCo Foods

20. WinCo Foods

Frequency of returning customers' visits per month: 1.68

Store count: 122

19. King Soopers

19. King Soopers

Frequency of returning customers' visits per month: 1.69

Store count: 119

18. Dillons Supermarkets

18. Dillons Supermarkets

Frequency of returning customers' visits per month: 1.71

Store count: 63

17. Winn Dixie

17. Winn Dixie

Frequency of returning customers' visits per month: 1.74

Store count: 446

16. Whole Foods Market

16. Whole Foods Market

Frequency of returning customers' visits per month: 1.77

Store count: 460

15. Key Food

15. Key Food

Frequency of returning customers' visits per month: 1.85

Store count: 194

14. ShopRite

14. ShopRite

Frequency of returning customers' visits per month: 1.88

Store count: 255

13. Albertsons

13. Albertsons

Frequency of returning customers' visits per month: 1.89

Store count: 430

12. Stop & Shop

12. Stop & Shop

Frequency of returning customers' visits per month: 1.9

Store count: 394

11. Vons

11. Vons

Frequency of returning customers' visits per month: 1.95

Store count: 197

10. Food Lion

10. Food Lion

Frequency of returning customers' visits per month: 2.03

Store count: 976

9. Safeway

9. Safeway

Frequency of returning customers' visits per month: 2.12

Store count: 882

8. Kroger

8. Kroger

Frequency of returning customers' visits per month: 2.17

Store count: 1,279

7. Harris Teeter

7. Harris Teeter

Frequency of returning customers' visits per month: 2.2

Store count: 240

6. H-E-B

6. H-E-B

Frequency of returning customers' visits per month: 2.22

Store count: 247

5. Smith's Food & Drug Stores

5. Smith's Food & Drug Stores

Frequency of returning customers' visits per month: 2.23

Store count: 142

4. Publix Super Market

4. Publix Super Market

Frequency of returning customers' visits per month: 2.25

Store count: 1,200

3. Ralphs

3. Ralphs

Frequency of returning customers' visits per month: 2.26

Store count: 186

2. Giant Eagle

2. Giant Eagle

Frequency of returning customers' visits per month: 2.3

Store count: 316

1. Fry's Food & Drug Stores

1. Fry's Food & Drug Stores

Frequency of returning customers' visits per month: 2.43

Store count: 119

Subscribe to whatsappSubscribe to whatsapp
Add Comment()
Comments ()
X
Sort By:
Be the first one to comment.
We have sent you a verification email. This comment will be published once verification is done.