BAINBRIDGE ISLAND, Wash. - Services were held here last week for Don Nakata, owner of Town & Country Markets, a six-unit independent chain founded in 1957. de in many of us whom he has profoundly touched over the years." Don Nakata spearheaded the operation's development of its Central Market concept, according to his cousin. He also urged employees to do jobs they wanted to do. "He was a leader, mentor, teacher and friend. He always put people first," said Tom Hall, store director. ...
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