Although the formal merger of American Stores Co. with Albertson's is still at least four or five months away, Albertson's is facing a handful of key decisions, securities analysts told SN last week. One of the most significant decisions is likely to be what to call the stores it will operate in California -- Albertson's or Lucky -- where the two companies compete against each other. Chuck Cerankosky, an analyst with McDonald & Co., Cleveland, told SN, "California will be Albertson's ...

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