OKLAHOMA CITY -- Fleming Cos. here has acquired controlling interest in CMI, the management company that operates the 24-unit Consumers Markets chain in Springfield, Mo. Fleming has held a 40% interest in CMI since May 1990, when it took over the operation of Consumers' 270,000-square-foot distribution center -- a facility it subsequently closed. Late last month Fleming traded an undisclosed amount of Fleming stock to Merrill Lynch Capital Partners, New York, to gain control of an ...

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