KING KULLEN AD DEFENDS OUTSOURCING

WESTBURY, N.Y. -- King Kullen Grocery Co. here took out a full-page newspaper ad last week to explain its reasons for outsourcing its grocery distribution to Bozzuto's, Cheshire, Conn. -- and laying off 113 unionized warehouse workers. l-page ad calling on King Kullen to seek alternatives to shuttering its grocery warehouse, including an employee buyout.However, the chain said the switch was needed

WESTBURY, N.Y. -- King Kullen Grocery Co. here took out a full-page newspaper ad last week to explain its reasons for outsourcing its grocery distribution to Bozzuto's, Cheshire, Conn. -- and laying off 113 unionized warehouse workers.

l-page ad calling on King Kullen to seek alternatives to shuttering its grocery warehouse, including an employee buyout.

However, the chain said the switch was needed to make King Kullen competitive with Grand Union and Edwards -- Long Island ch

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