Independents Can Be ‘Steady Beacons’ in Economic Crisis

As the U.S. deals with the weak economy, the independent grocery sector must remain strong to meet the changing needs of their customers "and be a steady beacon in the communities you serve," Michael Jackson, president and chief operating officer of Supervalu, Minneapolis, told the National Grocers Association convention this week.

LAS VEGAS — As the U.S. deals with the weak economy, the independent grocery sector must remain strong to meet the changing needs of their customers "and be a steady beacon in the communities you serve," Michael Jackson, president and chief operating officer of Supervalu, Minneapolis, told the National Grocers Association convention here this week.

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