ABINGDON, Va. -- K-VA-T Food Stores here said last week it has reached agreement to acquire seven units of Winn-Dixie Stores in the Knoxville, Tenn., market, a deal that marks Winn-Dixie's exit from the area. The deal, which is part of K-VA-T's aggressive growth plans in the region, is expected to be completed in October. Winn-Dixie, Jacksonville, Fla., has operated in the Knoxville market for over 20 years. It will continue to operate stores in other parts of east Tennessee, including ...
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