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May 18, 2001
Bergen Brunswig Corp. expanded its agreement with supermarket chain Spartan Stores, adding about $95 million in sales. The Orange-based drug wholesaler, which announced plans in March to merge with rival AmeriSource Health Corp., said it will supply pharmaceuticals to Spartan's newly acquired Seaway Foodtown and Pharm stores. Spartan owns and operates 127 supermarkets and drugstores in Michigan and Ohio. Trimedyne Inc.
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BUSINESS
May 18, 2001
Bergen Brunswig Corp. expanded its agreement with supermarket chain Spartan Stores, adding about $95 million in sales. The Orange-based drug wholesaler, which announced plans in March to merge with rival AmeriSource Health Corp., said it will supply pharmaceuticals to Spartan's newly acquired Seaway Foodtown and Pharm stores. Spartan owns and operates 127 supermarkets and drugstores in Michigan and Ohio. Trimedyne Inc.
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BUSINESS
July 14, 2001 | Bloomberg News
Bergen Brunswig Corp. said Friday it has reached a 5-year contract with Raley's supermarkets that will be worth $3 billion in sales to the Orange-based drug wholesaler. Bergen will supply pharmaceuticals and over-the-counter products to 103 Raley's stores that have pharmacy operations, the company said in a statement. The supermarket chain operates 149 stores in Northern California, Nevada and New Mexico. Bergen, which plans to merge with rival AmeriSource Health Corp.
BUSINESS
November 29, 1995 | KAREN KAPLAN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Perched high up in the San Bernardino Mountains about six miles from Lake Arrowhead, this tiny Alpine hamlet is not exactly a hotbed of technological innovation. And Martin Goodwin, a soft-spoken 40-year-old who is vice president of administration for his family's three-store grocery chain, is an unlikely high-tech entrepreneur.
BUSINESS
November 1, 2013 | By Walter Hamilton and Tiffany Hsu
U.S. food retailers are poised to take a hit as the federal government reduces its $78 billion-a-year food stamp program. Grocery stores and other food retailers have struggled in recent years as consumers battered by high unemployment and shrinking wages switched from upscale products to discounted bulk goods and generic brands. Food sales, especially at discounters such as Wal-Mart Stores Inc., could be further crimped by the $5-billion, or roughly 6%, annual cut in food stamps that took effect Friday.
FOOD
May 2, 1996 | ARLINE INGE, Arline Inge is Food Editor of Modern Maturity
What has kindled the impish glint in the eye of this hearty buckskin-clad fellow? It's our talk of a rare delicacy, buffalo tongue ("Boil two hours with peppercorns, a little minced onion and a bay leaf--delicious!") "It's said that Jenny Lind and Ulysses S. Grant dined on this tender, fine-textured meat at Delmonico's," he tells us, "and I would ask for it for my last supper. That would delay my execution because no one would know where to get it."
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