TUCSON, Ariz. -- Grocery retailer-owned wholesalers outperformed the food industry and inflation in 1995, according to a report released at the National Grocers Association Executive Conference here.
ide growth in that period. The 30 co-ops operated a total asset base of $4.23 billion last year, a 4.6% rise from 1994.
The sample surpassed voluntary wholesalers in operating efficiency, the report said. The group generated $5.90 in sales out of every $1 investment in assets in 1