CHICAGO -- IGA has named its 2005 International Retailers of the Year and is slated to present the awards at a special ceremony this week at the Marriott's Rancho Las Palmas Resort, Palm Springs, Calif.
ers of Roselawn IGA, Roselawn, Ind.; Louis Young of Payless IGA Market, Copperopolis, Calif; and Paul VanderJagt of Van's Evergreen IGA Plus, Billings, Mont.
"Our 2005 International Retailers of the Year represent the very best IGA has to offer," said Thomas S. Haggai, chairman and chief executive officer, IGA. "While each has demonstrated a strong desire to succeed coupled with innovative leadership techniques, none has forgotten the simple hometown values that make their stores more than supermarkets, but rather true community centers."