1963: We develop the Consumer Board Program – the nation’s first network promoting face-to-face dialogue between management and consumers.
1965: Mini-pricing is introduced.
1966: “Stores of Tomorrow” open with wider aisles and new layouts to make shopping a more satisfying experience.
1968: We begin construction on a fully mechanized grocery distribution center with a completely computerized inventory system in New Haven, CT.
We build a new fully-automatic bread plant with the largest capacity of any bread bakery in New England – 7,200 loaves in one hour.