PORTLAND, Ore. - Fred Meyer is pushing ahead with an aggressive square-footage expansion program that includes a new prototype, Robert G. Miller, chairman and chief executive officer, told the annual meeting here recently. million spent last year and an 83% increase over the $145 million allocation in 1992, Miller said. Miller said the company plans to open five or six new stores a year and remodel seven to nine in each of the next five years. That represents an annual square-footage ...

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