September 3, 1956 icans in the 1950s associated the Soviet Union with the Cold War, supermarket operators and SN were looking at the communist country from a different perspective. SN's Sept. 3, 1956, cover story focused on the potential of the self-service store format to alleviate problems of overcrowding in Soviet stores, said U.S. trade officials at the time. The populations of Soviet cities were greatly swollen by war during that era and, as a consequence, the few stores located in ...
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