The fierce battle for U.S. grocery sales claimed some more victims in 2005, as two of the nation's largest operators of traditional supermarkets - and a few smaller ones - said they had had enough. its headquarters in Jacksonville, Fla. But Winn-Dixie's asset sales turned out to be more like a bin full of discontinued items compared with the industry's biggest Labor Day sale ever, when Albertsons on Sept. 2 said it was putting itself on the auction block. Bids for the nation's ...

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