BOISE, Idaho -- The pending acquisition of Shaw's Supermarkets and Star Markets by Albertsons here will expand the chain's national footprint into New England, although financing the deal could create a drain on the chain's resources, industry analysts told SN last week. The deal could also lay the groundwork for further acquisitions by Albertsons in the Northeast, possibly encompassing Pathmark Stores, analysts said -- a development that could bring Delhaize or Kroger Co. into the picture ...
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