Key Development: Gained 225 member stores, increased sales 22.9%. What's Next: Expansion of specialty foods and dollar merchandise. The past year has been one of unprecedented growth for Associated Wholesale Grocers, and this year is shaping up to bring more of the same. AWG gained 225 member stores in 2004, helping the retailer-owned cooperative bump its sales 22.9% to $4.6 billion. That was on top of an 18.5% sales increase the previous year, said Gary Phillips, president and chief ...

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