C&S volume does not includes sales from two retail subsidiaries: Grand Union Family Markets, which operates 33 locations in the Northeast, and Southern Family Markets, which operates 76 supermarkets in the Southeast under the Southern Family and Piggly Wiggly banners. During 2009, C&S supplied products to several companies on the Top 75 list (including A&P, Ahold USA, BJ’s, Bi-Lo, Demoulas Market Basket, Kroger Co., Safeway, Save Mart Supermarkets, the Shaw’s division of Supervalu and Tops Markets), and volume from those companies is reflected in the sales total for C&S as well as being listed for each of those companies individually.
A bankruptcy financing package for Associated Wholesalers Inc. offered by suitor C&S Wholesale Grocers would benefit only bank lenders and C&S, leaving little for product suppliers, creditors in AWI’s bankruptcy case charged....More
Associated Wholesalers Inc. said Tuesday that it had entered into an agreement with C&S Wholesale Grocers whereby C&S would be the "stalking horse" bidder in an auction of AWI and its subsidiaries in U.S. Bankruptcy Court.
The offer is subject to potentially higher or better offers. AWI and its subsidiaries on Tuesday filed Chapter 11 petitions in Delaware, which the companies said would allow for an orderly sale. ...More