THIS WEEK IN SUPERMARKET HISTORY

Inner City TurmoilIn recent years the marriage between supermarkets and inner cities has flowered as retailers have rediscovered underserved neighborhoods. But store-community relationships were far different in the late 1960s, when inner city race riots created dangerous situations. One byproduct was a crisis over the lack of insurance for inner city stores.A presidential panel was formed to create

Inner City Turmoil

In recent years the marriage between supermarkets and inner cities has flowered as retailers have rediscovered underserved neighborhoods. But store-community relationships were far different in the late 1960s, when inner city race riots created dangerous situations. One byproduct was a crisis over the lack of insurance for inner city stores.

A presidential panel was formed to create a plan to "pump business confidence into the nation's ghettos" by addre

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