PHILADELPHIA -- Fresh hams and pizza in the bakery? Supermarket strategist Gene Hoffman thinks those and other unconventional products could very well provide the saving grace for in-store bakeries in the future. Speaking at the Laurel, Md.-based Retailer's Bakery Association annual convention here, Hoffman said that the current cutthroat climate of business demands that in-store bakery executives view everyone from Pizza Hut to their own store delis as competition. And that means ...

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