SAN DIEGO -- The process of selling 20 Big Bear stores here to prospective Fleming Cos. customers has been slower than anticipated, according to Robert E. Stauth, chairman and chief executive of the Oklahoma City-based wholesaler. Fleming agreed last October to help finance the sale of 20 of Big Bear's 24 stores to independent operators in an effort to secure their volume for Fleming and to develop an IGA program here. While four of the 20 units have been sold to independent operators and ...
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