With new Hy-Vee stores cropping up in Twin Cities, how will grocery mainstays compete?

It's the first full week of operation for the Twin Cities' newest grocery store chain: Hy-Vee opened stores in Oakdale and New Hope to much fanfare last Tuesday.

The company is aggressively targeting the Twin Cities. Two more stores are slated open in the metro next year.

That movement leaves questions about how well the area's other grocery mainstays like Cub Foods and Lunds & Byerly's will be able to compete.

MPR News host Cathy Wurzer spoke with analyst Jennifer Bartashus, who covers the grocery industry for Bloomberg Industries.

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