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Fleming Cos. has signed an agreement that will have it supplying 114 Conoco branded convenience stores in five states, and generating roughly $35 million in volume for the wholesaler.

Fleming's Denver, Albuquerque, Salt Lake City and Ft. Worth divisions will supply stores in Utah, Colorado, Missouri, Oklahoma and Texas.

The deal builds on an existing deal through which Fleming supplies more than 700 stores for ConocoPhillips.
KC's View:
Hard to imagine that this deal will make up for the loss of all Kmart’s business. Also hard to imagine that it will put to rest the undercurrent of rumors out there suggesting that a Fleming bankruptcy filing is more a matter of “when” than “if.”