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Mergers and acquisitions

Retailers

Rouses Grows Again With 3-Store Franks Acquisition

The retailer will convert two of the acquired stores by late January and will shutter the third location, which is near one of its existing units.

Retailers

Trouble for UNFI's Supervalu Acquisition

"No silver bullet" for near-term Supervalu struggles; stock dives on first-quarter results and disappointing outlook.

The transaction is expected to close in late December.

Member-owned wholesaler serves 270 independent retailers; CEO to stay with company

The deal preserves Supervalu's distribution volume and all but one of Hornbacher's 8 stores.

The deal expands the distributor's retail footprint while providing "stewardship" for exiting family owners.

Retailer's first U.S. acquisition will establish a heavy presence on Long Island.

The acquisition will strengthen the Martin’s banner along the I-81 corridor while reuniting former Food Lions with their original corporate parent.

Retail officials stress the importance of strategic partnerships in an investor conference as news of official terms break.

The $2.9 billion deal closes, creating what officials called a "premier" grocery wholesaler. Plus, Supervalu's Anne Dament and Mike Stigers join the executive team.