Key Food CEO: Aggressive buying paying off

Fiery exec dismisses 'smart growth,' touts productivity of acquired A&P stores

A&P stores acquired and reopened over the last year by Key Food Stores Co-operative are running at about 85% of the sales they did prior to their acquisition — around 90% excluding pharmacy — figures CEO Dean Janeway declared evidence of a "really successful" endeavor to aggressively pursue and reopen them.

Speaking at the cooperative's annual Vendor Summit Thursday in Staten Island, N.Y., a fiesty and candid Janeway reiterated that the A&P bankruptcy, as well as as the

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