Store owner banks on discount groceries

05/1/2008 | News-Gazette (Champaign-Urbana, Ill.), The

Bill Marietta is opening his second store, Homer Discount Mart, even though many say business is slow for independent retailers. Marietta says he will compete with nearby chains by offering merchandise -- such as candy, over-the-counter medications and cereal -- at lower-than-retail prices.

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