Penn Traffic Expands C&S Pact

Penn Traffic Co. said last week it will expand its procurement agreement with C&S Wholesale Grocers to encompass virtually all categories in an effort to free up cash to invest at store level. The company also said it had a loss and lower sales for the second quarter and first half, which ended Aug. 2. The chain's new, eight-year agreement with C&S, which is scheduled to begin

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Penn Traffic Co. here said last week it will expand its procurement agreement with C&S Wholesale Grocers to encompass virtually all categories in an effort to free up cash to invest at store level.

The company also said it had a loss and lower sales for the second quarter and first half, which ended Aug. 2.

The chain's new, eight-year agreement with C&S, which is scheduled to begin next month, will include groceries, bakery, deli, seafood, dairy

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