PORTLAND, Ore. -- With same-store sales up 7.4% in the third quarter of 1996, leased-space operator BlowOut Video here has set its sights on more supercenter growth and adding more supermarket chains to its roster. "We've embarked on a plan of controlled growth," said Steve Berns, president and chief executive officer. "We believe that it will be a combination of growth with the nation's largest retailer, Wal-Mart, and growth through selective regional grocery chains, including Ralphs." ...
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