WASHINGTON -- The supermarket industry stands at the beginning of a long road that will lead to more and more business consolidation, and consolidation is a force that has the potential to change how the industry looks at formats and their management. That's part of the outlook of Timothy M. Hammonds, president and chief executive officer of the Food Marketing Institute here. Hammonds was interviewed by SN prior to this year's FMI convention, to be May 3 to 6 at Chicago's McCormick Place. ...

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