Supermarkets Withstand Weather Challenge

ST. LOUIS — Heavy snowfall and subzero temperatures sent Midwesterners scurrying to local grocery stores to prepare, but it was a challenge that didn’t send retailers adrift.

“We’re faring well,” Chon Tomlin, spokeswoman for Save-A-Lot, headquartered here, told SN Monday.

Tomlin said the company prepared in advance for the storm, front-loading stores with staples like canned goods,

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