THE FAMILY WAY

Family-operated supermarkets can be a viable force -- if they can make it to the next generation.The road to growth is fraught with uncertainties and challenges. But if family concerns are armed with the right combination, including a vision, financial stability and a strong management team, they can take advantage of market opportunities."Historically, we are facing tough odds as far as death goes,"

Family-operated supermarkets can be a viable force -- if they can make it to the next generation.

The road to growth is fraught with uncertainties and challenges. But if family concerns are armed with the right combination, including a vision, financial stability and a strong management team, they can take advantage of market opportunities.

"Historically, we are facing tough odds as far as death goes," said Stew Leonard Jr., who is president and chief executive officer of

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