A&P, Montvale, N.J., last week dedicated a new 120,000-square-foot office complex in Paterson, N.J. The complex, originally built in 1924, will house the administrative center for A&P's Northeast operations, the offices of its New Jersey division, centers for management development and return-to-work programs and the corporate real estate and property development departments. A&P spent $5 million on the project, said Christian Haub, A&P's president and co-chief executive officer. The office dedication was held simultaneously with the grand re-opening of A&P's Getty Avenue Food Market, which is adjacent to the new complex.
and will be required by the Food and Drug Administration to carry labels warning that the products may cause abdominal cramping and other unpleasant symptoms.
AMERICAN GREETINGS, Cleveland, said it will begin trading its Class A common stock on the New York Stock Exchange beginning Feb. 11. In an effort to enhance shareholder value, the company has divested nonstrategic businesses, repurchased 3.6 million shares of stock since last summer and improved cash flow, officials said last week.
DISTRIBUTION PLUS INC., a specialty foods distributor based in Wilmette, Ill., said it had sold the food-brokerage division of D.P.I. Dykstra, trading as Aspen Food Marketing, to two of its executives, George Blauvelt and John Olsen.