Supermarket industry veteran Erik Keptner has been named senior VP-marketing for Wakefern Food Corp.
With so much overstoring and so much diversity in retail styles, the gridlock in the 70-county Food Trade News marketing area continued.
Jeff Metzger’s analysis of the 2018 Food Trade News market study, plus the rest of the news of the market.
Permanent gridlock? Perhaps in a few more years the competitive pressure of the Mid-Atlantic market will abate a bit, but the landscape that food and drug retailers now face seems to be locked in for the foreseeable future.