Now that the dust kicked up by the announcement of the proposed $11-billion buy of Sears by Kmart is starting to settle, let's take a look at long-fomenting strategies involving the discounter and what they may mean for the supermarket industry. At first glance, it might seem that Kmart-Sears bodes little for the food retailing business, but there's more going on than what appears on the surface. That's because Kmart has long been viewed by deal-makers as clay to be formed into a barrier ...

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