PASADENA, Calif. — HOWS Markets, a four-store conventional supermarket chain developed by members of the Hughes family and several former executives of Hughes Markets, is for sale — a victim of the weak economy, Mark Oerum, one of the principals, told SN Tuesday. "It's been a challenge, but it's time," he said. Oerum said the death in July of Roger Hughes, former chairman and chief executive officer of the 58-store Hughes chain, was also a factor in the decision to sell. The four stores, ...
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