ORLANDO, Fla. — Steve Burd, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Safeway, last week implored the food industry to follow his company's lead in attacking the spiraling cost of health care. The supermarket executive known for his tough negotiating with labor unions in 2003 and 2004 called on retailers and suppliers to play hardball with the current state of health care by embracing market-based solutions that slash costs and boost the quality of services. He also reached beyond ...
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