By JACK ROBERTIELLO CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- In this growing New South city, Dean & Deluca has opened the first of three prototype stores to be introduced this year -- stores that may be harbingers of a national chain that could offer sharp competition for dollars spent on fresh foods and on fresh meals in particular. ey perishables, but Dean & Deluca's few shops and cafes in New York and Washington hardly qualified as competition. After all, a supermarket charging for fresh foods what ...

REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account

Why Register for FREE?

Salary Survey 2015

Registering for content on Supermarket News will give you INSTANT access to invaluable articles and media content that industry professionals rely on. You will have access to our special reports, feature articles, and industry analysis. It’s FREE, easy and quick.  What are you waiting for! In addition you will also receive complimentary access to the SN salary survey data tables.

Click here to read the FAQ page if you have any questions (opens in a new window)

Attention Paid Print Subscribers:  While you have already been granted free access to SN we ask that you register now. We promise it will only take a few minutes! Or visit your profile and add your print magazine account number and zip code.

Already registered? here.