May 2008

Central Grocers, Certified Foods Midwest Merge; New Depot On Deck for Joliet

May 29, 2008 Confronted with higher operating costs and declining customer bases, Certified Grocers Midwest, Inc. and Central Grocers, Inc. have agreed to consolidate the volume of both retailer-owned cooperatives into a new 920,000-square-foot distribution center, to be opened in Joliet, Ill., during the first quarter of 2009. Download PDF of Press Release

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No Frills Management to Buy Company from CEO

May 2, 2008 Rich Juro, c.e.o. and chairman of Omaha, Neb.-based independent No Frills, plans to sell thecompany to its current seven-member management team. The retailer began the process with a letter of understanding between Juro and the managers: Fred Witecy, president and c.o.o.; Steve Moskovits, controller; Lonnie Eggers, v.p., marketing; Kevin Hennessy, v.p. of […]

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