WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y. — The Federal Trade Commission has ordered Tops Friendly Markets here to sell seven acquired locations to settle antitrust concerns, but some industry observers said few buyers are likely to emerge amid the glut of retail space in the flagging economy. “I think what may happen is one or two stores may sell,” said Burt P. Flickinger III, managing director, Strategic Resource Group, New York. The FTC decision, which is open for public comment before it becomes final, came ...
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