PROVIDENCE, R.I. — United Natural Foods plans for gains in efficiency to trump a less-profitable — but fast-growing — sales mix in its new fiscal year. In financial results announced last week, the distributor said that moderating inflation and an increasing mix of sales to larger customers contributed to a decline in gross margin for the fourth quarter and 2010 fiscal year that ended July 31. While those trends are expected to continue in 2011, a new national supply-chain platform is ...
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