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In Mountlake Terrace, Wash., a supermarket-saturated suburb north of Seattle, it's evolution that's causing the revolution for independent natural foods market Manna Mills. To stay in the running for market share, the operator has shed its earthy health food store trappings and has turned to conventional merchandising and traditional marketing techniques."Change has been constant," said Karrie Stemmler,

In Mountlake Terrace, Wash., a supermarket-saturated suburb north of Seattle, it's evolution that's causing the revolution for independent natural foods market Manna Mills. To stay in the running for market share, the operator has shed its earthy health food store trappings and has turned to conventional merchandising and traditional marketing techniques.

"Change has been constant," said Karrie Stemmler, who owns Manna Mills along with her husband, Jay. "We now have changed every squa

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