ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Furr's Supermarkets here moved closer to achieving its goal of self-distribution last week -- eight months after an out-of-court settlement gave it the right to end its supply contract with Fleming Cos., Oklahoma City. Furr's said it will acquire Fleming's 460,000-square-foot distribution center in El Paso, Texas, which has supplied most of its needs since 1991. Ironically, the El Paso facility was originally owned by Furr's predecessor company, Furr's Inc., which was ...
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