HOUSTON -- H-E-B Grocery Co. told shoppers here to expect fresher produce and faster deliveries from the warehouse to the store as a result of its pending move into a local distribution facility. "This center is another way we cut costs and pass those savings on to you." H-E-B, which is based in San Antonio, acquired the former Safeway-AppleTree retail support complex here last summer from AppleTree and expects to have the facility operational by spring. It will use the facility to supply ...

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