TAMPA, Fla. — Mike Vail helped play the role of midwife during the birth of Sweetbay Supermarkets — now he's charged with ushering the chain into adulthood. The president and chief operating officer of Sweetbay since last June, Vail is completing the transformation of the formerly run-down Kash n' Karry chain into a viable regional brand that can compete profitably with the likes of Publix Super Markets and Wal-Mart Stores, all against the backdrop of a hard-hit Florida economy. The ...
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