MINNEAPOLIS β€” Ric Jurgens, chairman and chief executive officer of West Des Moines, Iowa-based Hy-Vee, had many more questions than answers in his keynote address last week at the Food Marketing Institute's Energy & Store Development Conference here. Jurgens, who is also FMI's chairman, urged his audience to join him in questioning everything they are accustomed to doing in food retailing - β€œto look reality in the eye and deny it.” He held up his cell phone and declared that the food ...

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