DEAL OR NO DEAL? That was the question the industry was asking itself after what had been shaping up to be a frothy year for consolidation fizzled by midsummer. While some strategic partners found one another, and Tops Markets and U.S. Foodservice went in private equity-backed deals, the buyouts that didn't happen said much about the year as well. Like the housing market in places like Florida and Las Vegas, it suddenly appeared to get difficult to buy and sell supermarkets in 2007. At ...

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