CHICAGO — Mariano’s is closing in on becoming the No. 2 supermarket chain here, only four years after entering the market. The company, which operates 13 upscale stores in the Chicago area, signed a definitive agreement last week with Safeway to acquire 11 Dominick’s locations for $36 million in cash and assumption of leases. With five new stores already scheduled to open in 2014, Mariano’s should end next year with 29 stores, with the potential for 45 or 50 stores ...

REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account

Why Register for FREE?

Registering for content on Supermarket News will give you INSTANT access to invaluable articles and media content that industry professionals rely on. You will have access to our special reports, feature articles, and industry analysis. It’s FREE, easy and quick.  What are you waiting for! In addition you will also receive a complimentary copy of SN's salary survey sent to you by email.
 

Click here to read the FAQ page if you have any questions (opens in a new window)
 

Attention Paid Print Subscribers:  While you have already been granted free access to SN we ask that you register now. We promise it will only take a few minutes! Or visit your profile and add your print magazine account number and zip code.

Already registered? here.