MONTVALE, N.J. - A&P here said last week that it had botched the delivery of a proposed cure for its struggling Farmer Jack banner in Michigan. The company had previously touted the conversion of the chain to a "fresh-discount hybrid," which was to be rolled out in the 67-store Farmer Jack region during the second quarter, but Eric Claus, president and chief executive officer, last week confessed that "we didn't execute against what we had actually strategized. I don't think we did a ...

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