SEATTLE -- Associated Grocers here said last week it will transfer its nonfood purchasing to Unified Western Grocers, Los Angeles. AG said combining its purchases of general merchandise and health and beauty aids with Unified is expected to result in stronger, more cost-effective buying opportunities for both companies. Unified executives have said in the past that they hope to unite several Western cooperatives in a series of joint ventures or, ultimately, possible mergers, including AG ...
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