In Wholesalers' Defense editor appear to denigrate all wholesalers, especially Fleming Cos. [SN, April 15, Page 4]. I have been in the grocery business since 1955 and have purchased groceries from the same warehouse that has changed owners four times. I have had wholesaler assistance but have never signed a supply agreement. And remember that wholesalers have risks, too. They have assisted retailers with various programs, such as financing, only to see retailers cherry-picking other ...

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