LOS ANGELES — Being a grocer provides a prime opportunity to touch people's lives, David Dillon, chairman and chief executive officer of Kroger Co., Cincinnati, said here in a speech to the graduating class of the Food Industry Management program at the University of Southern California. He described the grocery business as “ordinary people doing ordinary jobs that touch the lives of other people,” citing two examples of how grocers have touched the lives of others: An assistant manager ...

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