SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — Big Y Foods here said last week it has agreed to acquire seven A&P supermarkets in northern Connecticut, but sources said the company might not end up keeping all of them open. “This may be a real estate strategy in which they operate maybe three of the stores, and let the leases expire on the rest to eliminate a competitor,” said Matt Casey of real estate consulting firm Matthew P. Casey & Associates, Clark, N.J. In some locations where Big Y already has ...

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.