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Mariano’s Quick Turnaround

Mariano’s Quick Turnaround

SN honors Mariano’s with its 2014 Retail Achievement Award for its rapid growth in Chicagoland

Converting a group of acquired stores from one banner to another is nothing new for Robert A. Mariano.

When Mariano was a young executive with Dominick’s Finer Foods in Chicago, the company acquired several stores from Kroger Co. when Kroger exited the marketplace in late 1970.

So when Mariano bought 11 Dominick’s stores from Safeway last December and decided to reopen all of them under the Mariano’s banner within a few months, Mariano — chairman, president and CEO of

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