ST. LOUIS — The troubles at Supervalu are bleeding into the performance of its discount Save-A-Lot division, according to licensees who say higher costs and a lack of leadership at the parent company have contributed to sales declines mirroring that of Supervalu’s conventional chains. Licensees added that they were hopeful that Supervalu’s review of strategic alternatives, announced earlier this month, would ultimately result in the chain winding up in a more supportive ...

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