COMPTON, Calif. -- Ralphs Grocery Co. and Food 4 Less Warehouse Stores, both here, are under fire from produce trade associations and their membership, after the chains' fruit and vegetable suppliers received a notice setting forth fee schedules to assist in the opening of a new warehouse and conversion of acquired stores. In the letter, Ralphs and Food 4 Less, both owned by Kroger Co., Cincinnati, instructed their vendors to elect one of three options regarding their contribution to Ralphs ...
REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account
Why Register for FREE?
Registering for content on Supermarket News will give you INSTANT access to invaluable articles and media content that industry professionals rely on. You will have access to our special reports, feature articles, and industry analysis. It’s FREE, easy and quick. What are you waiting for! In addition you will also receive a complimentary copy of SN's salary survey sent to you by email.
Attention Paid Print Subscribers: While you have already been granted free access to SN we ask that you register now. We promise it will only take a few minutes! Or visit your profile and add your print magazine account number and zip code.