Who would want to buy a supermarket company these days, anyway? taken an increased interest in purchasing supermarket chains, including about a third of the stores operated by Albertsons, which has agreed to sell itself to Supervalu, CVS and a private-equity group led by Cerberus Capital Management. That interest indicates that despite the phenomenal expansion of supercenters and club stores and the pervasive incursion of dollar stores and drug stores into food retailing, the traditional ...

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