RA Jeffreys Distributing Company of Greenville said today that it has completed its purchase of Harris Wholesale, a Raleigh-based distributor of Anheuser-Busch and other beverage products.
The deal was first announced late last month.
RA Jeffreys has operations in Greenville, Wilmington, New Bern and Goldsboro. Harris Wholesale has 235 employees at its facilities in East Raleigh and Fayetteville. The company distributes to more than 3,000 retailers, restaurants and bars in a 16-county region.
Harris Wholesasle CEO Worth Harris III has said the deal would result in some layoffs, though he said the "vast majority" of the company's workers would remain.