Walmart now captures 25% of the amount Americans spend on groceries.
By: Stacy Mitchell
Dec. 20, 2012
Walmart now captures $1 of every $4 Americans spend on groceries. It’s on track to claim one-third of food sales within five years. Here’s a look at how Walmart has dramatically altered the food system — triggering massive consolidation, driving down prices to farmers, and leaving more families struggling to afford healthy food.