The Fresh Market Is Sprouting

Hungry minds want to know: Is there any limit to the number of specialty-food retailers that can tempt consumers with a scintillating presentation of locally sourced meats and vegetables? It seems like a crowded market, but never underestimate the power of good grub to spark the imagination of both households and investors.

The latest case in point is Fresh Market (TFM), which operates a chain of small specialty-food retail stores focused on high-quality food products, premium perishables and a superior customer-service environment in the stores themselves. Locations are mostly in the Southeast, Midwest, Mid-Atlantic and Northeast, with management planning for continued expansion throughout the U.S....508 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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