DOVER, Ohio -- Bag-N-Save Foods has become the latest "Top Banana" for creating the the world's largest banana display. The retailer, in this town 35 miles south of Akron, used 1,548 cases of bananas -- weighing nearly 31 tons -- to launch a high-profile promotion that demonstrated how single-store independent operators are succeeding in the face of the consolidated-chain juggernaut. "Everybody worries how to combat the superstore chains. My viewpoint was, if everybody [here] stays together ...

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