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Albertsons Sells 168 Supermarkets As Safeway Purchase Nears Closing

With the Albertsons acquisition of Safeway store imminent, the chain announced that it will sell 168 stores to four separate buyers.

New NLRB Rule Will Allow For Speedy Organization Voting

The National Labor Relations Board has adopted a new rule to alter and accelerate union representation elections.

Market Basket Sale Completed As ‘Artie T.’ Gains Total Control

Arthur T. Demoulas and members of his family completed the deal to acquire the 50.5 percent stake in the company that was owned by the Arthur S. Demoulas family.

Another Record Performance By Kroger As Earnings Increase 21%

Kroger posted its 44th consecutive quarter of positive identical store revenue.

FTC On Verge Of Approving Sale Of Safeway Stores To Albertsons

The Albertsons’ (AB Acquisition LLC, a unit of Cerberus Capital Management) purchase of Safeway is imminent and final Federal Trade Commission (FTC) approval is expected to be granted by year’s end, according to several sources.

Aldi To Acquire Bottom Dollar Foods From Delhaize America For $15 Million

Aldi will acquire the retail estate and certain assets of 70-store Bottom Dollar Foods.

Ham Replaces Newlands Campbell As Food Lion President

Meg Ham has replaced Beth Newlands Campbell as president of the Food Lion division of Delhaize America.

C&S Gains Control of AWI Assets As Marathon Bidding Ups Price To $288M

C&S Wholesale Grocers emerged the winner in the contest to acquire bankrupt wholesaler AWI.

Update: Court Approves C&S Bid For AWI, Closing Expected In Early November

The C&S bid to acquire AWI was approved in bankruptcy court in Wilmington, DE on October 29. Closing is expected in early November.

Breaking News: C&S Reportedly Wins AWI Auction

Sources tell Food World and Food Trade News that C&S was the winner in last week’s auction for the assets of AWI and White Rose.