OKLAHOMA CITY -- Credit losses to retail customers are the primary obstacle hindering Fleming Cos.' return to satisfactory profit levels, Robert E. Stauth, chairman and chief executive officer, said at the company's annual meeting here. "There is no problem in our company that requires more attention than this important area," Stauth told about 400 shareholders late last month. He later told SN Fleming had credit losses totaling $52 million last year. This compared with a $28.3 million ...

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