It is almost as if this year's inductees into the Supermarket News Hall of Fame were able to see into the future. The three — Joe Coulombe of Trader Joe's, Joseph B. Hall of Kroger Co. and Sam Walton of Wal-Mart Stores — all spearheaded groundbreaking, forward-looking changes at their companies that have had a lasting impact on the food-retailing industry. In an interview with SN, Coulombe admits he wasn't shy about stealing other retailers' ideas — but he also came up with plenty of his ...

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