GRAND UNION MAY CHOOSE BUYER THIS MONTH

WAYNE, N.J. -- The assets of Grand Union Co. here were put up for auction last week.However, late last week it was unclear who ultimately would buy most of those assets, although C&S Wholesale Grocers, Brattleboro, Vt., was poised going into the auction to acquire 185 of the 197 stores and a distribution center in Montgomery, N.Y., for $301.8 million in cash.C&S is Grand Union's principal supplier.The

WAYNE, N.J. -- The assets of Grand Union Co. here were put up for auction last week.

However, late last week it was unclear who ultimately would buy most of those assets, although C&S Wholesale Grocers, Brattleboro, Vt., was poised going into the auction to acquire 185 of the 197 stores and a distribution center in Montgomery, N.Y., for $301.8 million in cash.

C&S is Grand Union's principal supplier.

The auction was conducted Thursday at the offices of G

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