DALLAS — Doing business with minority- and women-owned suppliers can pay dividends for the retailers who approach it correctly, according to a panel called “Supplier Diversity: The Business Case,” at FMI2012 here on Monday. “It is our feeling that if we have business partners that reflect the communities we operate in, we can better serve those communities,” said James Sturgis Jr., director of supplier diversity and trade relations at Ahold USA ...

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