The industry could be in for a new round of consolidation activity next year in which some major national chains go after some of the larger regional operators, according to participants in SN's 16th annual Analysts Roundtable. “Like sharks that die if they stop moving forward, these chains are going to grab growth one way or another,” Gary Giblen, managing director of Aegis Capital, New York, said. “[Kroger and Safeway] will justify acquired growth with the ...

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