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The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports that Ukrop’s Super Markets has acquired a Richmond institution, Mrs. Marshall’s Prepared Foods, which makes a locally popular brand of products like cole slaw and potato salad.

Ukrop’s will become the exclusive area retailer of the products.

"It gives us another exclusive product, like we have with the White House Rolls," says company president Bobby Ukrop. "If you like Mrs. Marshall's, you have to come to our stores to get it. It is another advantage for us."
KC's View:

Good retailing is offense, not defense. And Ukrop’s is one of the best…always looking for advantages and opportunities, for ways of making it unique in the eyes of its shoppers.