Unified Grocers' merger has created a powerful distribution network for independents in the West
Unified Grocers is going places. Having completed the consolidation of retailer-owned wholesaling on the West Coast with the acquisition of Associated Grocers, Seattle, the Commerce, Calif.-based cooperative is eyeing opportunities to extend its distribution to Las Vegas, Phoenix, Albuquerque, N.M., and cities close to the Mexican border, Al Plamann, president and chief executive officer, told SN — opportunities that encompass organic growth by existing members and recruitment of new ...
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