WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. — Two thriving regional chains — Weis Markets and K-VA-T Food Stores — say they built competitive advantages on their localized positions. In a presentation delivered at the Grocery Manufacturers Association/Food Products Association Executive Conference last month, Steve Smith, president and chief executive officer of K-VA-T, Abingdon, Va., told attendees that “living and playing where we do business gives us a huge advantage. Our thumbs are on the pulse of ...

REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account

WhyRegisterfor FREE?

Salary Survey 2015

Registering for content on Supermarket News will give youINSTANTaccess to invaluable articles and media content that industry professionals rely on. You will have access to our special reports, feature articles, and industry analysis. It’sFREE, easy and quick. What are you waiting for!In addition you will also receive complimentary access to the SN salary survey data tables.

Click here to read the FAQ page if you have any questions (opens in a new window)

Attention Paid Print Subscribers: While you have already been grantedfreeaccess to SNwe ask that youregister now.We promise it will only take a few minutes! Or visit your profile and add your print magazine account number and zip code.

Already registered? here.