BOULDER, Colo. -- Wild Oats Markets here said last week a slowdown in the growth of comparable-store sales in the fourth quarter was largely the result of out-of-stocks caused by the company's decision to attempt stockkeeping unit rationalization at the same time it was changing its primary distributor. Last June, Wild Oats signed a three-year distribution contract with Tree of Life, St. Augustine, Fla., a subsidiary of Koninklijke Wessanen, a Dutch food company, when its contract expired ...
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