Michael Harrison

Michael
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WHOLE FOODS TO BUY NATURE'S HEARTLAND 
AUSTIN, Texas -- Whole Foods Market here said last week it has agreed to acquire the four-unit Nature's Heartland chain in the Boston area for approximately
AWG TO BUY AFFILIATED FOOD STORES ASSETS 
KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- Associated Wholesale Grocers here said last week it has signed a letter of intent to acquire the assets of Affiliated Food Stores,
22,000 STAFFERS EXIT AMERICAN STORES 
SALT LAKE CITY -- When American Stores Co. here closes its merger with Albertson's, Boise, Idaho, 18% of its 121,000 work force will not be making the
PRESIDENT, CEO APPOINTED BY BIG V 
FLORIDA, N.Y. -- Big V Supermarkets here has named retail discount store veteran Mark S. Schwartz the company's new president and chief executive officer,
FOOD LION TO BUY 30 SHUT FARMER JACKS 
SALISBURY, N.C. -- Food Lion here has signed an agreement to purchase 30 shuttered Farmer Jack stores in Virginia from A&P, Montvale, N.J., the company
SMART & FINAL IN DEFAULT ON PAYING LOAN; GETS WAIVER 
VERNON, Calif. -- Smart & Final here is in technical default on a loan payment to its majority shareholder. However, the company said last week the creditor
LAWSUIT SETTLED IN SAFEWAY MERGER 
ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- A potential roadblock to the acquisition of Carr Gottstein Foods here by Safeway, Pleasanton, Calif., was lifted when the Alaska
MERGERS AND INTEGRATIONS 
Supervalu Stresses GrowthSupervalu, Minneapolis, will grow its retail and food distribution business through acquisitions and new store openings, said
MERGERS AND INTEGRATIONS 
Food Lion Stressing Sales and PricesTwo of the main objectives for Food Lion, Salisbury, N.C., in fiscal 1999 are maintaining its reputation as a low-price
GROWTH FORMULA 
Top supermarket companies have found a winning formula for growth and they seem to be sticking with it. Major industry players reported that more of their
CAMELLIA SHOWS PRIDE IN NEW FRESH FORMAT 
NORFOLK, Va. -- Camellia Food Stores here will convert 30 of its 41 stores to its new Fresh Pride format, the company said.Early sales figures indicate
WIDOW OF BIG Y HEIR SPARED SECOND TRIAL 
BOSTON -- The widow of an heir to the Big Y Foods supermarket chain will not stand trial a second time in connection with her husband's shooting death,
KROGER SETS GUIDELINES AFTER COMPLAINT 
CINCINNATI -- Kroger Co. here appears to have diffused a complaint lodged with the state's civil rights commission regarding access to in-store baby-sitting
UNITED GROCERS ELECTS PRESIDENT/CEO 
PORTLAND, Ore. -- United Grocers here named T.W. (Terry) Olsen president and chief executive officer last week.The company also reported net income of
APPEAL SET BY WAL-MART 
BENTONVILLE, Ark. -- Wal-Mart here said last week it plans to file an appeal of a $20 million judgment a jury awarded four former company employees who
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