Associated Grocers, Seattle, has been in play to some degree for at least seven years. That's when the company began evaluating strategic alternatives as part of an effort to prepare its retail customers for the future. Robert Hoyt, president and chief executive officer of AG at the time, told SN in 2000 the company would consider a sale if it got the right offer. That was also the year AG reported its first-ever earnings loss as it dealt with a trio of challenges, Hoyt said: lending ...
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