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• IGA announced that three retailers have been selected as the IGA USA Retailers of the Year: Bob Buonomano, Bob's Windham IGA, Willimantic, Conn.; Allen Milam, Milam's Market IGA #1, Miami, Florida; and Rick Stewart, Susanville Supermarket IGA, Susanville, Calif.

• The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company, Inc. (A&P) announced a partnership with 4D Pharmacy Management Systems, Inc. that the company says will enable it to administer employer group prescription drug benefits through its Live Better! Wellness Program. Employer groups will have access to 4D’s nationwide network of over 60,000 pharmacies and as well as special incentives at the company’s participating banner store Pharmacy Centers. The Live Better! Wellness Program begins managing pharmacy benefits on January 1, 2009.

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