BELLINGHAM, Wash. -- Haggen Inc. here said last week it will become a member of Associated Grocers of Seattle later this year after buying from Supervalu for almost 20 years -- a move that some said could signal Supervalu's eventual departure from the Pacific Northwest and could heat up competition among the remaining wholesalers there. For Supervalu, Minneapolis, a withdrawal from the Northwest would be another step in a series of market exits over the last 12 months designed to focus ...

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