WHITMIRE HIGH-VOLUME BUSINESS TO CHAINS, HOSPITALS AND MANAGED CARE OPERATIONS GENERATED $2.14 BIL. IN SALES IN FY 1993; KMART WAS EMERGING AS IMPORTANT
Whitmire Distribution was negotiating with Kmart to act as primary supplier for the majority of the mass merchandiser's 1,650 pharmacies when Kmart divested its 572-outlet PayLess Drug Division in December, according to a disclosure by Whitmire in proxy materials on its pending merger with Cardinal Distribution.
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