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The Sound of Ideas

State of the Supermarket

Posted Wednesday, November 15, 2006

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Tops is closing 27 stores, selling one to Zagara's. Whole Foods is on its way, and with 18 new locations, Giant Eagle's getting... giant. Wednesday on The Sound of Ideas, we'll look at the state of the supermarket in Northeast Ohio. Competition here has made it increasingly difficult for smaller stores, and, with Wal-Mart waiting in the wings, it's only going to get worse. You're invited to join the conversation.


Making Change, Regional Economy/Business - Analysis and Trends, Regional Economy/Business - News


Janet Cho, Plain Dealer business reporter; John Zagara, owner, Zagara's Family Supermarket; Tom Heinen, co-owner, Heinen's Supermarkets; John Shields, Wild Oats board member

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