LOS ANGELES — Supermarket magnate Ron Burkle’s Yucaipa Cos. here is considering a bid for Fresh & Easy stores and a possible rebranding under the Wild Oats Markets name, according to reports last week.
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market here said on its website it is adding assisted checkouts at its stores — a service the previous owner, United Kingdom-based Tesco, was not interested in offering....More
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market here will be formally auctioned off Nov. 19, with the lead bidder — Yucaipa Cos. — having already made its offer public, according to published reports....More
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — Jim Keyes, the former chairman and chief executive officer of 7-Eleven, has been named to oversee Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market when the sale of 150 of its 200 stores is formally completed, sources said....More
LOS ANGELES — Tesco said last week it has agreed to pay out approximately $190 million to exit the U.S. as part of its agreement to sell most of its Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market stores to Yucaipa Cos. here....More
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market here said Tuesday it plans to shut down approximately 50 stores over the next two weeks — locations it is not selling to Yucaipa Cos. — although it will continue to seek buyers for those locations....More
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — A rash of promotional activity by Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market since parent company Tesco announced in April it is seeking a buyer for the chain is being viewed as an effort to enhance the company’s efforts to sell the banner, industry observers told SN last week....More
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — Tesco, the British-based parent company of Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market here, may have to simply close its U.S. stores or seek multiple buyers, according to published reports....More