Neil Kudrinko a grocer who has had political aspirations

Neil Kudrinko, a grocer who has had political aspirations.

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For Neil Kudrinko, owner of Kudrinko’s, a one-store operation in Westport, Ontario, the money he is saving because of store enhancements has become “a very addictive thing.”

Since taking over management of the 22-year-old family business from his father in 2005 (and ownership in 2010), Kudrinko, 37, has set an ambitious course for his 10,200-square-foot store. The myriad changes include a major overhaul of its physical infrastructure, new refrigeration and HVAC systems (belo

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