Mergers and acquisitions

Retailers

Shoppers Value to Acquire 7 Winn-Dixie Stores

Southeastern Grocers is continuing to shed stores in the Gulf States as Shoppers takes cost-plus format to New Orleans.

Retailers

Albertsons Appoints Jim Donald as President, COO

The seasoned industry executive will steer the company’s recently announced merger with Rite Aid.

The retailers merged last July, making the combined business the largest Hispanic grocer in the U.S.

The Minneapolis wholesaler defends itself against Blackwells’ attempt to take control of the company with six board seats.

  • Page 23