NEW ORLEANS -- Referring to industry efforts to reduce costs and become more efficient, Jack Futterman, chairman and chief executive officer of Pathmark Stores, said industry members should never forget their "ultimate goal is to sell merchandise." Futterman spoke here during the opening session of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores' Marketplace Conference, June 19 to 22. He was appointed NACDS chairman of the board in April at this year's NACDS annual meeting. This year's ...

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