The Rocky Mountain region is a tough place for supermarket operators, and it's about to get tougher. With a lot of wide-open spaces and a population that averages just 10 people per square mile, there isn't much wiggle room for retailers to win back customers they've lost to a competitor, nor are there many new potential customers to attract. “As the economy has tightened, people here have opted for grocery stores offering value,” one local observer explained. “Whether that will continue ...
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