BOWLING GREEN, Ky. — Houchens Industries has agreed to purchase Whites Fresh Foods, a retailer operating 14 conventional grocery stores in Tennessee and Virginia, the companies said. Terms were not disclosed. The sale is set to close “in the near future,” the companies said in a press release. Whites, a family-run retailer based in Johnson City, Tenn., said the move would provide needed new investment. “With continuing pressures in the marketplace, and the ongoing needs for expansion and ...

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