TEMPLE, Texas -- The sale of McLane Co. here, a wholly owned subsidiary of Wal-Mart Stores, Bentonville, Ark., to Berkshire Hathaway, Omaha, Neb., the holding company chaired by Warren Buffett, has led industry observers to wonder if McLane's new owner plans to expand the company, which distributes food and nonfood items to convenience stores, drug stores, wholesale clubs and others. Chuck Cerankosky, an equity analyst at McDonald Investments, Cleveland, told SN that Berkshire Hathaway ...

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