THOUGH RON BURKLE'S INTELLECTUAL INTERESTS are clearly in making financial investments in a variety of businesses, his emotions are wrapped up in the supermarket industry. “I like investing more than anything else,” Burkle told SN in a 1995 interview, “but supermarkets get into your blood.” Asked why he has rarely taken the role of chief executive officer in the companies he's owned, Burkle told SN, “I'm not as interested in day-to-day operations as I am in formulating the strategy of how ...
REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account
Registering for content on Supermarket News will give youINSTANTaccess to invaluable articles and media content that industry professionals rely on. You will have access to our special reports, feature articles, and industry analysis. It’sFREE, easy and quick. What are you waiting for!In addition you will also receive a complimentary copy of SN's salary survey sent to you by email.
Attention Paid Print Subscribers: While you have already been grantedfreeaccess to SNwe ask that youregister now.We promise it will only take a few minutes! Or visit your profile and add your print magazine account number and zip code.