Larry Johnston might not have been able to turn Albertsons around, but he did bring at least one solid idea over from General Electric - the importance of human resources, which he told SN when he was hired would be integral to Albertsons' success. As supermarkets increasingly roll out "fresh" formats with more prepared foods and organics and a greater variety of perishables, they will need to make parallel adjustments in the way they approach their labor practices. Offering exotic ...

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