CHICAGO -- IGA here hopes to grow its domestic store count back up to pre-Fleming levels and beyond, Douglas Fritsch, IGA's newly appointed vice president and U.S. chief growth officer, told SN last week. However, he said it would be premature at this point to put a number on how many stores IGA hopes to add. IGA has approximately 1,200 U.S. stores -- down 800 since 2003, when a large portion of those 800 stores closed because Fleming, a primary IGA distributor, cut back service levels and ...

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