Orlando, Fla., received more new residents from New York than from any other state in the late 1990s -- many of them Hispanic. So it's fitting that Cesar Ramirez, owner of three Bravo stores in the New York area and a native of the Dominican Republic, would open his fourth and fifth stores there. Ramirez and his business partner, Luis Merejo, were visiting Orlando when they spotted a 3,000-square-foot grocery store for sale. It seemed to be the perfect place to test a concept that seemed to ...

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