The supermarket chains with the most stores in metropolitan Chattanooga:
1 Bi-Lo, based in Mauldin, S.C., operates 21 supermarkets in metropolitan Chattanooga.
2 Wal-mart, based in Bentonville, Ark., operates 11 stores in metropolitan Chattanooga
3 Food Lion, owned by Delhaize Group in Belgium, operates eight stores in metro Chattanooga.
4 Publix, based in Lakeland, Fla., operates three stores in metro Chattanooga
5 Aldi, owned by the German-based ALDI Einkauf GmbH & Co., operates two supermarkets in Chattanooga
Source: Company information for stores in metro Chattanooga, which includes Hamilton, Marion and Sequatchie counties in Tennessee and Catoosa, Dade and Walker counties in Georgia.
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