Supervalu last week said it had engaged Goldman Sachs and Greenhill & Co. to explore strategic alternatives, including the potential sale of all or parts of the company. The announcement followed several years of struggles for Supervalu, which transformed itself from a predominantly wholesale company to a retailer with its $19.9 billion purchase of Albertsons assets in 2006. Albertsons in 1998 had acquired its larger rival American Stores for $11.7 billion. Headquarters: ...

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