FURR'S TO ACQUIRE FLEMING'S EL PASO DEPOT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Furr's Supermarkets here moved closer to achieving its goal of self-distribution last week -- eight months after an out-of-court settlement gave it the right to end its supply contract with Fleming Cos., Oklahoma City.Furr's said it will acquire Fleming's 460,000-square-foot distribution center in El Paso, Texas, which has supplied most of its needs since 1991.Ironically, the

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Furr's Supermarkets here moved closer to achieving its goal of self-distribution last week -- eight months after an out-of-court settlement gave it the right to end its supply contract with Fleming Cos., Oklahoma City.

Furr's said it will acquire Fleming's 460,000-square-foot distribution center in El Paso, Texas, which has supplied most of its needs since 1991.

Ironically, the El Paso facility was originally owned by Furr's predecessor company, Furr's Inc

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