When opportunity knocks, Save Mart Supermarkets answers. “We are opportunists,” Bob Piccinini, chairman and chief executive officer of the Modesto, Calif.-based chain, told SN. “We're always looking for opportunities to build and acquire stores. For the last several years we weren't seeing a lot of acquisition possibilities, and then up popped Albertsons.” Even after acquiring 130 Albertsons stores last October — and before completing the conversion of all of them to its own banners — the ...

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