HOUSTON -- The boundaries defining the food universe are becoming more blurred every day. Food service is growing faster than the retail food segment, and convenience stores are encroaching on retailer profits with new formats and expanded fresh-food selections once found exclusively in supermarkets. The latest evidence of this trend surfaced here recently when Equiva, the business group formed by the alliance of oil conglomerates Shell and Texaco, opened a new prototype c-store named ...
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