MINNEAPOLIS -- Supervalu here plans to reposition its six corporate chains internally into a single operation to improve the bottom line and, in essence, to become more chainlike, the company said in its annual report. The distributor, which operates 345 corporate units, said it plans to combine the operations of 203 of those stores -- excluding 142 Save-A-Lot limited-assortment stores -- by standardizing processes, centralizing administrative functions, eliminating duplication and adopting ...

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