WASHINGTON (FNS) -- Furr's Supermarkets, Albuquerque, N.M., has asked the Federal Trade Commission here to release it from restrictions requiring it to secure agency approval before buying any of the 57 stores it currently leases in New Mexico and Texas and then reselling them under a lease-back arrangement. The restrictions, Furr's said, are hampering the company's ability to raise capital to sufficiently upgrade its stores and expand by 15 to 23 stores through 1999. The 74-store chain is ...

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