SAM'S WILL RUN MOST OF ITS PRODUCE UNITS

BENTONVILLE, Ark. -- Sam's Club here, a Wal-Mart subsidiary, will manage most of its own produce departments under a new agreement with one of its distributors, Fresh America.Under the five-year agreement, which takes effect Dec. 1, Sam's Club will assume ownership and complete operational authority within the produce departments of the majority of its clubs, according to Fresh America, which is based

BENTONVILLE, Ark. -- Sam's Club here, a Wal-Mart subsidiary, will manage most of its own produce departments under a new agreement with one of its distributors, Fresh America.

Under the five-year agreement, which takes effect Dec. 1, Sam's Club will assume ownership and complete operational authority within the produce departments of the majority of its clubs, according to Fresh America, which is based in Houston.

Fresh America is now completely responsible for the produce dep

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