VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Alex A. Campbell, who founded Thrifty Foods and served as its chairman emeritus, died here Tuesday at age 70 after a long illness, the company said. Campbell began working in a grocery store as a teenager and worked his way up to a district manager for Shop Easy stores before co-founding Thrifty Foods with Ernie Skinner in 1977, according to a company history. Campbell served as Thrifty's president from 1991 to 2003, guiding its growth into one of Canada's most ...
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