The long-running supermarket industry consolidation story continued to find new and exciting plot twists in 1997. The spotlight turned on some high-profile deals in the Western United States and highlighted how consolidation is leading some companies into major mergers more than once in the same year. Quality Food Centers, Bellevue, Wash., wrapped up its acquisition of Hughes Family Markets, Irwindale, Calif., in March in a deal totaling about $358.8 million. That transaction underlined ...
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