GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- D&W Food Centers here said last week it has reached an agreement with Supervalu, Minneapolis, under which it will become D&W's primary wholesaler in November. when Spartan continued to acquire independent grocery chains. D&W said Spartan, D&W's largest supplier, became a direct retail competitor as a result of these acquisitions. Doug Blease, D&W president and chief operating officer, said, "Spartan has fundamentally changed its entire business ...

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