PARIS -- Today's international food retailing CEOs are less focused on the minutiae of company operations than their predecessors. And that's probably a good thing. So asserts Richard Fedigan, chief executive officer of CIES, The Food Business Forum, based here. As head of a global organization of retailers and suppliers, Fedigan regularly inquires about the issues most important to top food industry executives. He has found that CEOs are no longer all-consumed by data on market shares, ...

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