TITLE

Crossing over

AUTHOR(S)
McTaggart, Jenny
PUB. DATE
April 2008
SOURCE
Progressive Grocer;4/1/2008 The Collection, Vol. 87, p54
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article features Carnival Super Market in Dallas, Texas, one of the publication's Store of the Month. Based on the article, the store is a Latino-themed food market tailored for the residents of Dallas' diverse Oak Cliff neighborhood. Zaragoza Ramos, senior vice president (SVP) of Minyard Food Stores, operator of Carnival, claims that Latino food creates a great base for an international format. It is said that Minyard is doing everything to make sure its positioning does not deter other customers from shopping in the Dallas location.
ACCESSION #
32037694

 

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