MUCH OF THE MERGER and acquisition activity in 2007 was the byproduct of other deals, including Whole Foods' acquisition of Wild Oats and the purchase of Pathmark by A&P. A&P, readying itself for its purchase of Pathmark, sold off its holdings in Detroit and New Orleans. Kroger picked up 20 of A&P's Farmer Jack locations in the Detroit area, while many of the remaining Farmer Jacks went to local independents. In September, Rouse's, an independent based in Thibodaux, La., ...

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