RIDGEFIELD, Conn. - It's the big-name chains that strike angst in the hearts of single-store operators like Ancona's Market here. But today, the retailer is fighting stiff competition from a fellow independent - a sign the independent sector is thriving. While Ancona's has plenty of chains to go up against, in 2003 the Caraluzzi family, a local independent grocery operator, took over the lease of an abandoned 27,000-square-foot Waldbaum's, located just a mile away. Caraluzzi's positioning, ...

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