MAULDIN, S.C. — Randall Onstead, the chairman of Bi-Lo here, sees three primary challenges ahead as he prepares to oversee the merger of Bi-Lo and Jacksonville, Fla.-based Winn-Dixie Stores. “First, you have to maintain your standards, especially when a company grows further away from its home base,” he told SN. “Second, you have to resist the urge to adopt a strict ‘one-size-fits-all’ merchandising strategy. We have areas that have very different ...

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