TITLE

Supervalu's Top Mechanic Looks Under Hood

AUTHOR(S)
Orgel, David
PUB. DATE
May 2013
SOURCE
Supermarket News Expert Blog;5/13/2013, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Blog Entry
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the intention of Supervalu president and chief executive officer (CEO) Sam Duncan to address the problems concerning the supermarket chain's perishables business in corporate stores and among wholesale customers in the U.S. in 2013. He identified solutions to such problems, such as improving buying specifications to boost quality and taking advantage of pooled buying power by having the wholesale, retail and Save-A-Lot parts work together more.
ACCESSION #
88055638

 

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