CINCINNATI -- Kroger Co. here said last week it has agreed to purchase 74 supermarkets in Texas and Oklahoma from Winn-Dixie Stores, Jacksonville, Fla. Sixty-nine of the stores are in Texas, primarily in the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area, a highly competitive market that can be expected to become even more competitive as Kroger increases its presence there, and as Wal-Mart Stores, Bentonville, Ark., prepares to test its new small-store Neighborhood Market concept there as well. (See ...

REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account

WhyRegisterfor FREE?

Salary Survey 2015

Registering for content on Supermarket News will give youINSTANTaccess to invaluable articles and media content that industry professionals rely on. You will have access to our special reports, feature articles, and industry analysis. It’sFREE, easy and quick. What are you waiting for!In addition you will also receive complimentary access to the SN salary survey data tables.

Click here to read the FAQ page if you have any questions (opens in a new window)

Attention Paid Print Subscribers: While you have already been grantedfreeaccess to SNwe ask that youregister now.We promise it will only take a few minutes! Or visit your profile and add your print magazine account number and zip code.

Already registered? here.