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“During the devastating  strike/lockout that brought Safeway-Vons to their knees, organized (unions) never struck a Jack Brown store. Not the butchers, not the bakers, not the service workers — because the rank-and-file blue collar could always count on Jack Brown to do the right thing,” grocery analyst Burt P. Flickinger said. Brown, who began work as a box boy at age 13, worked in the grocery industry his entire life. He was one of the food retail industry’s greatest visionaries, Flickinger said.
“He opened stores in food deserts to support low-income families, supported family-run suppliers and championed employees,” said Flickinger, managing director of retail consulting firm Strategic Resource Group in New York.
“He was uniquely focused on raising the standards of living for shoppers everywhere. Jack always had the lowest prices on the highest quality product.