WASHINGTON -- Supermarkets may not look the way they did 25 years ago, but many of the challenges the retail food industry has faced over the last quarter of a century remain similar. Which is not to say that nothing has changed. For Robert Aders, who served as the Food Marketing Institute's president and chief executive officer from its founding in 1977 to 1993, the first great challenge was winning the confidence of consumer groups, who were generally convinced that the supermarket ...

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