Roundy's Supermarkets' announcement this week that it would sell 18 Rainbow Foods stores to a variety of buyers in Minneapolis drew a mixed reaction from shoppers in the Twin Cities. The deals, which will net Roundy's $65 million plus the cost of inventories, will allow the Milwaukee-based operator to concentrate resources on its growing Mariano's brand in the Chicago market. Roundy's acknowledged that increased competition in the Minneapolis market along with a sluggish ...

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