CHICAGO (FNS) -- Sara Lee branded fresh sandwich shops are up and running, and doing "very well" so far in a partnership with Kroger Co., according to Sara Lee executives. In a bid to extend the equity of its brand name further into the fresh foods segment of the grocery business, the manufacturer, based here, has developed freestanding Sara Lee sandwich shops in 17 Kroger units, said C. Steven McMillan, executive vice president responsible for bakery, packaged meats, coffee, grocery and ...

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