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Rite Aid, Core-Mark expand food distribution relationship
June 18th, 2014
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Core-Mark Holding Company Inc. has entered into a new food distribution agreement with Rite Aid Corp.
Core-Mark said Wednesday that under the arrangement it will distribute frozen, refrigerated and fresh food to Rite Aid stores.
One of North America's largest marketers of fresh and broad-line supply solutions to the convenience retail industry, Core-Mark currently serves about 800 Rite Aid stores on the West Coast.
"Over the last few years, the Core-Mark team has focused on expanding and strengthening our distribution capabilities and core strategies to better serve its existing clients and attract new customers," Tom Perkins, Core-Mark's chief executive officer, said in a statement. "Core-Mark is proud to have been chosen by Rite Aid, one of the nation's leading drug store chains, and we look forward to working with Rite Aid to provide high-quality, food service distribution services to its stores and customers."
Serving more than 30,000 customer locations in the United States and Canada via 28 distribution centers, Core-Mark provides services to convenience stores, supermarkets, drug stores, liquor and specialty stores, and other stores that carry convenience products.
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