SALT LAKE CITY (FNS) -- Opportunities to not only survive, but to thrive, lie in retail execution that reflects localized geographic/demographic market segments, said Rich Parkinson, president, Associated Food Stores, at the cooperative's annual meeting here this month. Acknowledging his concern about competitive pressures contributing to the slim 1.6% gain in consolidated sales during the past fiscal year, Parkinson told retailers they need to "reinvent" their business approach, not only ...
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