PEWAUKEE, Wis. -- The proposed merger of Roundy's here with Spartan Stores, Grand Rapids, Mich., last year collapsed after only seven weeks of discussion. But the possibility of renewed talks sometime in the future remains likely, Gerald F. Lestina, president and soon-to-be chief executive officer of Roundy's, told SN. "The timing just wasn't right last year," he said. "But we parted very amicably, and we retain a lot of respect for Spartan management, and there's a potential there for a ...
REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account
Registering for content on Supermarket News will give you INSTANT access 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’s FREE, easy and quick. What are you waiting for! In addition you will also receive a complimentary copy of SN's salary survey sent to you by email.
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 granted free access to SN we ask that you register 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? Log In