CHANDLER, Ariz. -- Bashas' here continued to decline comment last week on persistent reports it is interested in acquiring Abco Desert Markets, Phoenix. ompany has consistently declined to respond to reports that various retailers have expressed interest in any of the properties. The Arizona Daily Star reported that Bashas' said, "We're looking at it," when questioned about a possible Abco buyout. However, a chain spokeswoman told SN last week the newspaper had blown the comment out of ...

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