MONTVALE, N.J. -- The lobby of A&P's headquarters here tells two tales. The bright red, horse-drawn carriage, circa 1911, that dresses the foyer might evoke nostalgia of better days for the 140-year old supermarket company.
Or, it might personify the antiquated state of its information technology today. The large, glass trophy case -- empty, save for one rather lonely-looking piece -- represents the company's optimism for better things to come. A&P hopes to fill that case with