ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- "Our biggest fear as an independent is getting big," concedes Danny Wegman, president of Wegmans Food Markets here. "We're afraid of losing the independent spirit." The 58-store operator is growing its business and planning for expansion -- including an upcoming move into New Jersey -- with caution. Wegmans has become a destination operation in fresh foods and many other categories, and replicating that success across many additional units is not easy. That's particularly ...

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