MODESTO, Calif. — Save Mart Supermarkets here said Monday it expects to convert eight former Albertsons stores in the Monterey, Calif., area to its own banner by the end of this week. Each conversion involves shutting the store for two days before reopening it — to allow the chain to change software systems, lower prices and add Save Mart private-label products. A chain spokeswoman said the company closed four stores Sunday that it expects to reopen tomorrow; it will close the other four ...

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