RICHMOND, Va. -- Ukrop's Super Markets here said it expects to open its first store in Roanoke, Va., next summer. Roanoke, located approximately 200 miles southwest of here, "is a market that hasn't had a store like we offer, so we see it as an opportunity," said Robert Ukrop, president and chief operating officer of the 30-store chain. Roanoke is a city with several universities where students and locals already are familiar with the Ukrop's name, he pointed out. ...
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