GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- Spartan Stores here said it would support expansion efforts by its distribution customers in eastern Michigan, but seemed to indicate it was not interested in acquiring the Farmer Jack banner, which A&P said last week it would seek to sell. "We see, in the near term, an opportunity for us to garner additional distribution sales through our retailers, primarily on the east side of the state, where there seems to be some activity," said Craig Sturken, chairman, ...

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