JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Winn-Dixie Stores had a potential opportunity to add 49 stores across Florida when Albertsons LLC put them up for sale at mid-year, but the stores were ultimately purchased by Publix Super Markets, Lakeland, Fla. Asked if the chain had any interest in acquiring the Albertsons locations, Peter Lynch, Winn-Dixie's chairman, president and chief executive officer, told SN, “That's water over the dam. But what the sale did was rationalize the marketplace without us having to ...

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