AVENEL, N.J. - A buyer of four former Winn-Dixie stores in Florida plans to reopen them under the auspices of the Foodtown cooperative here. Esmail Mobarak, who as president of Mt. Vernon, N.Y.-based Mach Markets owns three Foodtown stores in New York, was the winning bidder for four former Winn-Dixie stores auctioned last month. According to Foodtown officials, Mobarak plans to reopen them under the Foodtown banner - which would be the first such stores in Florida. Details of the ...

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