LAS VEGAS — An executive at a chain of Hispanic supermarkets said Monday he refuses to sell lottery tickets or cigarettes and restricts SKUs of beer and liquor on moral grounds. “Ours is not a transactional business — it's a people business,” Juvenal Chavez, president of Mi Pueblo Supermarkets, San Jose, Calif., told a workshop audience here during the National Grocers Association annual convention. “I want to create an environment in which customers ...
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