RITE AID FACES FOOD BROKERS' SUIT

LOS ANGELES -- Thirteen food brokers have filed suit in Superior Court here against Rite Aid Corp., charging the drug store chain is attempting to interfere with existing contracts and to capture the compensation paid to them by the manufacturers they represent.Wakefern Food Corp., Elizabeth, N.J., on similar grounds -- neither of which was decided in the plaintiffs' favor.Rite Aid, based in Camp

LOS ANGELES -- Thirteen food brokers have filed suit in Superior Court here against Rite Aid Corp., charging the drug store chain is attempting to interfere with existing contracts and to capture the compensation paid to them by the manufacturers they represent.

Wakefern Food Corp., Elizabeth, N.J., on similar grounds -- neither of which was decided in the plaintiffs' favor.

Rite Aid, based in Camp Hill, Pa., operates about 4,000 drug stores in the United States. Chain officia

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