SALISBURY, N.C. -- Food Lion here is sharpening its claws for battle. Despite a glut of competitive gladiators in its Southeastern den, Food Lion clearly intends to be a survivor when the carnage clears. "The Southeast is a growth area, and it's typically been that way, and we've had to learn to live with that," Tom Smith, chairman, president and chief executive officer, said at a recent industry forum. Despite growth by a number of competitors in its core territory -- Publix Super ...

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