CINCINNATI -- Winn-Dixie Stores, Jacksonville, Fla., completed its acquisition of Thriftway Food Drug here last week -- reportedly for a price of $150-200 million in Winn-Dixie stock, industry observers said. With the completion of its acquisition of the 25-unit Thriftway chain, Winn-Dixie is expected to spend the next year fine-tuning the operation to position itself for the entry of Meijer supercenters into this market in about a year, observers told SN. Thriftway was purchased from the ...

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