As we have all read, Mike O'Connor, a great statesman and industry leader for 40 years, passed away earlier this month. Much has been written about him, but I want to tell a story of my association with Mike that began a little over 30 years ago. The year was 1975, when Ed Schnuck and Milton Perlmutter called a meeting in St. Louis of a relatively small group of industry leaders to consider merging the Super Market Institute and National Association of Food Chains. They recognized there ...
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