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Filipino Stores in US Meet Big Chain Competition

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Even Filipino stores in the United States meet competition of growing “big chain” stores specializing in Asian products. In California, there two big Asian supermarkets that are adding more branches — 99 Ranch and Seafood City. Of course, it’s a great welcome for the Asian community where these chains exist but it spells trouble for the smaller groceries such as Concord’s (California) Oriental Food Market, owned by Sherrie Gaerlan and her husband for some eight years already.

Source: Contra Costa Times.

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Written by Raffy Pekson II

September 12, 2009 at 8:52 pm

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