THE GLOBALIZATION OF IGA started more or less as a fluke. It was 1984, and Ito Chu — a Japanese company that manufactured ultra-suede clothing — had just inherited a group of small warehouses and was looking for a marketing plan for them, Tom Haggai, IGA chairman, recalled. “They conducted a study, and in the course of that study they learned about IGA. Being in the clothing business, they called one of their American-based suppliers of cotton and asked them to check us out. That's when I ...
REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account
Why Register for FREE?
Registering for content on Supermarket News will give you INSTANT access 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’s FREE, easy and quick. What are you waiting for! In addition you will also receive complimentary access to the SN salary survey data tables.
Attention Paid Print Subscribers: While you have already been granted free access to SN we ask that you register now. We promise it will only take a few minutes! Or visit your profile and add your print magazine account number and zip code.