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Foodtown Inc., the 66-store cooperative, has announced the formation of Allegiance Retail Services, which the company says “will function like a co-op by providing retail services to current members of Foodtown, as well as various independent retailers seeking the benefits of co-op membership while retaining the ability to operate under their existing banners.”

According to the announcement, members of Allegiance are given access to the products and services they need to successfully compete in today’s marketplace, including collective buying power, advertising and marketing services, private brand products, and technology services.
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