TENT STORES KEEP BROOKSHIRE BROS. IN BUSINESS

LUFKIN, Texas -- Apparently it takes more than a hurricane to shut down the Brookshire Bros. supermarket chain.With seven of its stores damaged by Hurricane Rita last month and unable to reopen, the company decided to continue to serve its customers in the area -- even though it meant setting up makeshift stores under tents in the parking lots."That was an unusual approach, but I can't tell you how

LUFKIN, Texas -- Apparently it takes more than a hurricane to shut down the Brookshire Bros. supermarket chain.

With seven of its stores damaged by Hurricane Rita last month and unable to reopen, the company decided to continue to serve its customers in the area -- even though it meant setting up makeshift stores under tents in the parking lots.

"That was an unusual approach, but I can't tell you how happy we are to have been able to help out," Bruce Bryant, director of advert

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