Ice Storm Shuts Food Retailers

The massive ice storm that swept through the country's midsection last week left millions of people without power and forced some retailers to shutter stores in several areas, at least temporarily. It's been absolutely devastating here in northern Arkansas and Missouri, Roger Collins, chairman and chief executive officer of Harps Food Stores, Springdale, Ark., told SN. Of the chain's 53 stores in

The massive ice storm that swept through the country's midsection last week left millions of people without power and forced some retailers to shutter stores in several areas, at least temporarily.

“It's been absolutely devastating here in northern Arkansas and Missouri,” Roger Collins, chairman and chief executive officer of Harps Food Stores, Springdale, Ark., told SN.

Of the chain's 53 stores in the region, Collins said about 25 were without power for some time durin

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