Seeking to expand its West Coast presence, national chain Vitamin Shoppe said Monday it's reached a deal to buy the assets of Seattle-based competitor Super Supplements for about $50 million in cash. Vitamin Shoppe, a specialty retailer of nutritional products based in North Bergen, N.J., expects to complete the purchase by the end of the month. It operates 17 stores in the Northwest, while Super Supplements has 31 locations in Washington, Oregon and Idaho....
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