DALLAS -- The "little giant" has grown up. As it celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, Tom Thumb Food & Pharmacy has become a major force in the metroplex -- a far cry from the struggling independent that used the "little giant" motif to portray itself, in 1948, as the pint-sized player going up against some of the industry's major operators -- Safeway, A&P and, later, Kroger Co. s before that was the norm, and service delis and sit-down cafes. And we offered extensive lines of ...
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