NEW YORK -- The next round of industry consolidation is likely to involve mid-sized regionals and some of the nation's privately held companies while most of the industry's prime movers in consolidation take a breather. reluctant to seek partners two years ago may be changing their minds. "I'm kind of waiting to see when big private companies like Publix and H.E. Butt, or smaller ones -- the Wegmans or the Giant Eagles of the world -- say they can no longer go it alone, though it isn't ...

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