K-VA-T Food Stores here is moving into its second half-century by putting the final touches on its first 50 years. Having grown largely through acquisitions, the 90-store chain is concentrating its resources on remodeling, expanding and/or replacing existing stores while beginning to add new stores gradually. "Taking care of the stores we bought has been the biggest part of our capital spending plan for the last few years," Steve Smith, president and chief executive officer, ...

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