DAYTON, Ohio -- Herbert "Orby" Schear, former chairman and president of Liberal Markets, died here at the age of 89. estern Ohio. Liberal was recognized as a pioneer in the supermarket industry, in part due to its innovations in meat merchandising, such as self-service meats. A board member of the National Association of Food Chains and a founding member of Topco, Schear was one of five brothers who operated Liberal. He is survived by his wife, Blanche; his brother, Eugene; two daughters; ...
REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account
Registering for content on Supermarket News will give youINSTANTaccess 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’sFREE, 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 grantedfreeaccess to SNwe ask that youregister now.We promise it will only take a few minutes! Or visit your profile and add your print magazine account number and zip code.