ROSEMONT, Ill. -- The Chicago retail market is under siege by operators of discount stores, which have almost doubled in number in the past three years, according to Dan Josephs, president and chief operating officer of Dominick's Finer Foods, a leading local chain. Josephs said the number of Chicago-area discount stores has grown from 68 outlets in January 1990 to 134 in January 1993 and will continue increasing to an expected 200 by January 1996. "The traditional supermarket will be ...
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