Which store departments are being transformed into the battleground where the future of supermarkets is being fought? The answer at this moment seems to be any department having to do with fresh products. That's especially true as competition from outside the industry mounts -- competition that is firing home-meal-replacement salvos deep into the prepared-food territory held by supermarkets. Can supermarkets withstand competitive blasts from HMR enemies such as Boston Market, Kenny Rogers ...

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