There were recent clues that Tampa, Fla.-based Kash n' Karry was retooling, but none that suggested the major transformation the chain has now decided to undertake.
Late last year, the Delhaize America unit's president and chief operating officer, Shelley Broader, told me during an interview that the retailer was pursuing a new avenue. "There's an incredibly exciting opportunity in Florida," she said at the time. "It's a very fast-growing market with a big influx of population. ... We