KALAMAZOO, Mich. -- Beware of the "black hole" in retail identity -- it's the space that has consumed thousands of mid-level independent supermarkets, according to Ron Marshall. Marshall, president and chief executive officer of Nash Finch Co., the Minneapolis-based wholesaler, spoke last week at the 34th annual Food Marketing Conference at Western Michigan University here. The conference theme was "Keeping the Focus on the Consumer." He told the conference that industry consolidation and ...

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