TITLE

A call to define ourselves

AUTHOR(S)
Hoffman, Gene
PUB. DATE
July 1997
SOURCE
Progressive Grocer;Jul97, Vol. 76 Issue 7, p144
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Opinion. States that with the addition of food products to nearly every other type of retailer, it's timely that supermarkets define their role for the 21st century. Brief history of supermarkets; Clarence Birdseye and Clarence Saunders' roles in the opening of additional passages; Perceptive fast-food operators' move into the market under the radar screen of supermarkets.
ACCESSION #
9709173002

 

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