CHICAGO -- Spartan Stores, which began streamlining its business practices in mid-1992, is still seeking to recover all the revenues it has subsequently lost by reducing forward buying and diverting activities, an executive of the wholesaler said here. Steve Biondo, organizational development manager at Spartan Stores, Grand Rapids, Mich., said the wholesaler still believes that diminishing forward buying and diverting is "a good idea" and will make the company more efficient in the long ...

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