Mark Tosh

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KMART STEAMING AHEAD WITH PANTRY CONCEPT 
TROY, Mich. (FNS) -- Moving ahead on its plan to operate "pantry" departments in 180 stores by the end of this month, Kmart Corp. here rolled the new
KMART CORP. BETTING ON NEW GROCERY CONCEPT 
TROY, Mich. -- Kmart Corp. here, struggling to keep up with fast-growing Target and Wal-Mart, is unleashing a new weapon: a "high-frequency" format that
EXPANSION-MINDED 
NEW YORK -- After years of cost-cutting and consolidation, supermarket operators say they are poised for growth in 1995 and beyond.Retailers have lowered
HANNAFORD'S SOUTHERN PUSH 
SCARBOROUGH, Maine -- Hannaford Bros. here has weathered both a storm of new competitors in its market and a soft New England economy over the past several
HANNAFORD NET RISES 19.4% IN THIRD QUARTER 
SCARBOROUGH, Maine -- Hannaford Bros. here said its net income rose 19.4% to $19.1 million, or 46 cents per share, in the third quarter ended Oct. 1.Net
AN ENTREE TO EUROPE 
PARIS -- A number of U.S. food manufacturers and distributors came here last week for the biennial SIAL trade show hoping to establish a firmer base for
HANNAFORD PLANS TO ADD TWO SOUTHEAST MARKETS 
SCARBOROUGH, Maine -- Hannaford Bros. here is ready to roll its Wilson's Supermarkets division into two new Southeast markets.Wilson's, which Hannaford
PENN TRAFFIC TO BUY 45 ACME UNITS 
SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Moving to bolster its presence in northern and central Pennsylvania, Penn Traffic here has agreed to acquire 45 Acme supermarkets from
SAFEWAY OPERATING EARNINGS GAIN 51% DURING 3RD QUARTER 
OAKLAND, Calif. -- Safeway here said last week it reduced operating expenses, raised same-store sales and increased operating earnings more than 51% in
BIG THINGS IN SMALL PACKAGES 
Without a lot of fanfare, the limited-assortment store format is on the move.From northeast Texas, where Supervalu is expanding the operations of the
RETAIL SALES ARE BOUNCING BACK 
NEW YORK -- The retail sector in Mexico has begun to show signs of shaking off its recent slowdown.The pickup in retail sales, which first became noticeable
ALBERTSON'S POSTS STRONG 2ND QUARTER 
BOISE, Idaho -- Albertson's here continues to ring up some of the strongest financial results of any of the major supermarket operators.Albertson's, the
MEGAFOODS DROPS FLEMING COS. IN TEXAS; SIGNS GROCERS SUPPLY 
MESA, Ariz. -- Megafoods Stores here switched from Fleming Cos. to Grocers Supply of Houston as the principal supplier for its 35 Texas stores late last
RICHFOOD IN PACT TO BUY FROZENS DISTRIBUTOR 
MECHANICSVILLE, Va. -- Richfood Holdings here last week said it has agreed to acquire Rotelle Inc., a Philadelphia-area frozen food distributor, for $52.8
DAVIDS MAKES BID TO BUY COMPETITOR 
SYDNEY, Australia -- Just weeks after completing an initial public stock offering, Davids Ltd. here has made an offer to acquire a competing Australian
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