distribution

Beverages

Retailers Wary of Monster Distribution Transition

More than half expect disruptions; Coca-Cola committed to smooth shift

Foodservice

Sysco Contesting FTC's Challenge to US Foods Deal

View that merger would reduce competition, raise prices is "erroneous view of competitive dynamics"

Completes shift in December; sees improvement in profitability

Petroleum distributor sells branded dealer business

Deal brings flavored-water and tea drinks to Canadian markets

Consolidated bottler adds Cleveland and Cookeville, Tenn., to territory

Answer depends on whether, how Imperial Oil decides to move ahead with brand sale

Assessing transition of remaining company- owned sites to branded wholesaler model

Relaxation drink to hit store shelves in February

Annual vendor exhibit, trade show will help "solve" retail needs

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