There's one observation that can be made about supermarket retailing without too much fear of contradiction: When things start to move, they move in a big way.
Look at what's happening at the loss-making and bankrupt Winn-Dixie Stores. By almost any standard, that company's bid to return to profitability is little short of astonishing in its scope. As you'll see on the front page of this week's SN, Winn-Dixie is closing 326 of its 913 stores, leaving it with 587. Plans also call for t