L&L Food Centers Selects Fleming to Supply Michigan Stores
Fleming today announced the company has been selected by L&L Food Centers to serve its 10 Lansing, Michigan area stores and Rochester Hills location. The supply arrangement is for all grocery, frozen, dairy, and general merchandise products. L&L Food Centers will also carry Fleming's popular BestYet? store brand products. The stores will be served out of Fleming's Massillon, Ohio Division.
``We are proud to have earned the business of this high-quality independent supermarket operation and pleased to be growing in Michigan,'' said Steve Davis, Executive Vice President and President, Wholesale. ``As a market leader, L&L Food Centers is well regarded in the industry and a favorite of shoppers in the Lansing area. We look forward to supporting their continued success and their growth plans.''
Stanley Levandowski II, President of L&L Food Centers, said, ``Upgrading to the BestYet line of store brand products is a big plus for our customers. Fleming's national procurement office's buying power combined with an efficient distribution system offer us competitive advantages that are important to our customers, who demand the highest quality at a great price.''
Fleming is the largest distribution company in the industry and has a growing presence in value retailing. Fleming's primary business is buying and selling merchandise. The company serves approximately 3,000 supermarkets including more than 800 North American stores of global supermarketer IGA and other regional banners, 5,000 convenience stores and more than 2,000 supercenters, discount, limited assortment, drug, specialty, and other businesses across the country.