One of the most intract-able problems facing the food distribution industry is that of over-storing - the situation that in many parts of the country there are too many food retailers chasing a stagnant or declining pool of consumer dollars. Too many stores sprouted for a couple of reasons. In fast-growing parts of the country, such as the Sun Belt, at one time it was possible and advisable to build supermarkets in advance of population, while land values were low, and wait for population ...

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