SALT LAKE CITY — Associated Food Stores here is seeing volume increases at the former Albertsons stores it acquired 14 months ago, "and we're working now on building the brand," Dick King, senior vice president of the cooperative, told SN Tuesday. Of 34 stores Associated acquired, 28 are operating under the Fresh Market banner, "and it's taking awhile for the name to catch on because people thought the stores were stll being operated by Albertsons under another name," King explained. Two ...

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