C&S COURTS INDEPENDENTS, PLANS TO SELL NINE STORES

BRATTLEBORO, Vt. -- C&S Wholesale Grocers here took steps last week to consolidate the New England businesses it acquired earlier this month in its asset exchange with Supervalu, Minneapolis.C&S said it would form a new division to serve the small, independent retailers, particularly the members of IGA, Chicago, whose distribution business C&S took over from Supervalu.In addition, industry sources

BRATTLEBORO, Vt. -- C&S Wholesale Grocers here took steps last week to consolidate the New England businesses it acquired earlier this month in its asset exchange with Supervalu, Minneapolis.

C&S said it would form a new division to serve the small, independent retailers, particularly the members of IGA, Chicago, whose distribution business C&S took over from Supervalu.

In addition, industry sources told SN C&S plans to sell nine of the 24 New England stores it

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