CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Foot traffic at the new Bloom store here isn't only from local moms. "The minute Bloom opened up, we saw a ton of guys with suits and ties, but no shopping cart," said Tom Henken, vice president of store design for Architecture Plus International, the Tampa, Fla.-based firm that designed the innovative new Food Lion banner that opened here in late May. "I think every grocery chain in the country had a representative in that store within a week, and all of them were ...

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