Arthur Applebaum . -- Funeral services have been held here for Arthur Applebaum, son of the founder of Applebaum's here. Applebaum, 90, died of kidney failure earlier this month. Applebaum's, which began as a horse-drawn fruit-and-vegetable business in 1923, evolved into a chain of 72 supermarkets, with Applebaum as vice president, marketing. In that position, he saw the potential, as early as the 1940s and early 1950s, of frozen foods and dairy, and fought to allocate sufficient space ...
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