WAYNE, N.J. -- Grand Union Co. here moved a step closer to its eventual demise as the Federal Trade Commission approved the sale of 185 Grand Union stores to C&S Wholesale Grocers, Brattleboro, Vt. A final agreement between Grand Union and C&S is expected later this month, after which C&S will sell 90 of those units to four large retailers and an undetermined number to independent operators while retaining the balance as corporate stores. A fifth retailer, Price Chopper ...

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