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• Rite Aid Corp. announced yesterday that Jim Donald, the former Starbucks CEO who previously served as CEO of Pathmark Stores, has joined its board of directors. He replaces Roundy's Supermarkets CEO Robert Mariano, who resigned from the position.
KC's View:
Said it before and I'll say it again. Any retailer is made better by having Jim Donald sitting at the table. (They ought to hire him to run Fresh & Easy…)