BIG BEAR FUTURE IN DOUBT

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Penn Traffic Co. here said last week it is considering selling or closing its 67-store Big Bear division in Ohio and West Virginia.Big Bear accounts for 40% of Penn Traffic's sales, or about $920 million of the chain's 2002 sales of $2.3 billion, industry observers told SN."Big Bear probably accounts for an even greater amount of cash flow, which raises the question of whether Penn

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Penn Traffic Co. here said last week it is considering selling or closing its 67-store Big Bear division in Ohio and West Virginia.

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