GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- Spartan Stores here yesterday said it agreed to acquire the Felpausch Food Centers chain, one of its largest wholesale customers, for an undisclosed amount of cash. "We came to the conclusion that it was a fair deal for us and for the ESOP owners at Felpausch," Craig Sturken, chairman, president and chief executive officer, Spartan, told SN last night at the Western Michigan University Food Marketing Conference in Kalamazoo, Mich. He said Spartan is evaluating whether ...
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