The big get bigger

Lewis, Len; Friedman, Michael
June 1999
Progressive Grocer;Jun99, Vol. 78 Issue 6, p45
Trade Publication
Reports that sales agents in the brokerage industry are developing some radical go-to-market strategies. Details on Crossmark Sales & Marketing's expansion; Reason for the decision of MAI-Alper Inc. to join up with Acosta-PMI; Information on the merger agreement signed by Merkert American and Marketing Specialists.


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