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by cathandler
January 4th, 2019, 11:01 am
Forum: Southeast USA
Topic: Western Supermarkets disbanding, Publix to buy two locations
Replies: 3
Views: 478

Western Supermarkets disbanding, Publix to buy two locations

Another supermarket institution dies today along with King Kullen as the 70-year-old Birmingham, AL chain calls it quits
https://www.al.com/news/birmingham/2019 ... nding.html
by cathandler
January 4th, 2019, 10:16 am
Forum: Northeast USA
Topic: Ahold Delhaize (Stop & Shop) buys King Kullen
Replies: 5
Views: 555

Ahold Delhaize (Stop & Shop) buys King Kullen

It's all over for the first supermarket chain after an 89-year run
https://www.supermarketnews.com/retail- ... ing-kullen
by cathandler
December 2nd, 2018, 6:31 pm
Forum: Northeast USA
Topic: Tops Friendly Markets to file for bankruptcy
Replies: 17
Views: 4077

Re: Tops Friendly Markets to file for bankruptcy

In reviewing the closure of one of the Saranac Lake Tops Markets, I was struck by the fact that this smallish town has an Aldi. I would have thought that Aldi's business model wouldn't scale to smaller markets like this, and yet this store is one of many in smaller towns in upstate New York. Those o...
by cathandler
June 28th, 2018, 5:31 pm
Forum: Drugstore Chains
Topic: Amazon buys online pharmacy with licenses in all 50 states
Replies: 0
Views: 1116

Amazon buys online pharmacy with licenses in all 50 states

The long-feared Amazon entry into the space appears to finally be for real
http://money.cnn.com/2018/06/28/technol ... index.html
by cathandler
June 28th, 2018, 2:43 pm
Forum: Southeast USA
Topic: Publix buys Florida Safeway supermarkets
Replies: 19
Views: 3291

Publix buys Florida Safeway supermarkets

After an expensive conversion effort on its remaining three stores, Albertsons exits the Sunshine State. It begs the question as to why they bothered in the first place. Perhaps the lack of synergy with Rite Aid there was the deciding factor. http://www.supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/publix-bu...
by cathandler
March 15th, 2018, 3:55 pm
Forum: Mid-Atlantic USA
Topic: Farm Fresh may be on its way out
Replies: 29
Views: 5169

Leftover Farm Fresh supermarkets unlikely to remain grocery stores

The sale of the prescription files at the unsold stores a probable signal
http://pilotonline.com/business/consume ... 85ed7.html
by cathandler
March 14th, 2018, 4:54 pm
Forum: Mid-Atlantic USA
Topic: Farm Fresh may be on its way out
Replies: 29
Views: 5169

Farm Fresh selling 21 stores to Kroger/Harris Teeter and Food Lion; the remainder to be sold or shut down

Supervalu is officially pulling the plug on Farm Fresh. The prescription files at the remaining units are being sold off. Is Shoppers next on the chopping block? https://pilotonline.com/business/consumer/article_71b012b0-839e-5d2e-83e6-ee68066ad85e.html http://www.supervaluinvestors.com/mobile.view?...