D'Agostino's: Clear of Big Boxes, but Facing Challenges

How good would it be to operate a small regional chain of supermarkets in a highly urbanized market the very type of market that provides insulation from supercenters and other surging store formats that nettle most supermarket operators? It wouldn't be all bad, as is made clear in this week's main news feature about D'Agostino's, the quintessential urban operator. D'Agostino's was founded 75 years

How good would it be to operate a small regional chain of supermarkets in a highly urbanized market — the very type of market that provides insulation from supercenters and other surging store formats that nettle most supermarket operators?

It wouldn't be all bad, as is made clear in this week's main news feature about D'Agostino's, the quintessential urban operator. D'Agostino's was founded 75 years ago in New York City, specifically the Upper East Side. See Page 1.

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