Retail Executives Try New Hats

Retail Executives Try New Hats

“I wanted to not spend a lot of nights away from home. One of the motivations for going into business was having that personal time, that family time.” — Dwayne Goodwin, former Bi-Lo executive, now owner of Save-A-Lot franchise

For some former high-level industry executives, the end of one career is just the beginning of another.

As the massive Baby Boomer segment of the population approaches retirement, and as companies like Supervalu undergo restructuring, more and more supermarket executives are exploring life after food retailing. For some, that means becoming industry consultants, for others it means starting their own businesses, an

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