WEST BRIDGEWATER, Mass. — Shaw's Supermarkets, which when purchased by Albertsons four years ago was seen as a source of “reverse synergies,” has become just the opposite for its next owner. Supervalu, which acquired Shaw's as part of its 2006 takeover of Albertsons, has found the 202-store New England chain in need of attention beyond that which other divisions of Albertsons have required in their respective integration. Citing stores “in dire need of upgrades” and acknowledging the chain ...
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