Time continued to take its toll on the food industry's pioneers. Those who passed on during 1996 included the following: ed the first Bruno's Grocery Store on a $600 investment in 1932. He spent 52 years with the company before being slowed down by a heart attack in 1984, after which he served as chairman emeritus. At the time of his death, Bruno's operated 255 stores, with total sales of $2.9 billion. Ray Dillon, 98, former chairman of Dillon Cos., Hutchinson, Kan., in mid-February. ...
REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account
Why Register for FREE?
Registering for content on Supermarket News will give you INSTANT access to invaluable articles and media content that industry professionals rely on. You will have access to our special reports, feature articles, and industry analysis. It’s FREE, easy and quick. What are you waiting for! In addition you will also receive a complimentary copy of SN's salary survey sent to you by email.
Attention Paid Print Subscribers: While you have already been granted free access to SN we ask that you register now. We promise it will only take a few minutes! Or visit your profile and add your print magazine account number and zip code.