July 2007

Independent grocers step in; Kroger purchases 20 sites

Farmer Jack exit spares both stores in Detroit. July 6, 2007 BY MARGARITA BAUZA FREE PRESS BUSINESS WRITER Editor’s note: This story incorrectly reported the areas Farmer Jack’s owner, the Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co., is leaving. In fact, it is not leaving the Maryland and Washington, D.C., markets. Farmer Jack will cease to […]

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Williams Grocery buys Albertsons stores

The Albertsons grocery store at Bryant and Danforth in Edmond is one of six purchased last week by Williams Discount Foods. BY PAUL B. SOUTHERLAND, THE OKLAHOMAN By Tricia Pemberton Staff Writer Williams Discount Foods bought six of the 23 Albertsons stores that were sold statewide last week. Two of the stores are in Oklahoma […]

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