Although he's No. 2 in the SN Power 50 list for 2011, perhaps a more telling number describing David Dillon's leadership is the number 30. Last month Cincinnati-based Kroger Co., where Dillon is chairman and chief executive officer, reported its 30th consecutive quarter of same-store sales growth. Despite the turmoil of the economic recession, Kroger's well-established price position in the market gave it an edge against competitors through the downturn. “Kroger had a ...

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