GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - Spartan Stores and D&W Food Centers are getting back together again. Spartan late last month said it planned to close a purchase of the 20-store independent chain in March, paying $45 million in cash plus some inventory costs. Spartan said the deal would provide $200 million in annual sales and be accretive to its earnings within 12 months of the closing date. Both Spartan and D&W are based here, and worked together in a distributor-customer relationship until ...

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