SAN MATEO, Calif. -- For a group of West Coast independent retailers, running their businesses is all about building relationships -- with customers, employees, vendors and, most surprisingly, each other.
Although some of the retailers actually compete against each other, they have managed to eliminate the distrust that used to exist among them and have united to fight what they see as their common foe -- upscale retailers like Whole Foods, Costco and Trader Joe's.
The vehicle for ...
REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account
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.
Click here to read the FAQ page if you have any questions (opens in a new window)
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.
Already registered? Log In