The prospect of merging the country's two biggest produce trade groups into one organization is looking dimmer -- but for some retailers, at least, the proper course of action is as plain as day. Just do it, they said. In interviews with SN, retailers across the country said they would like to see one organization serve the industry instead of two. "It couldn't happen soon enough," said Harold Alston, vice president of perishables sales and procurement for Stop & Shop, Boston, of the ...

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