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www.aggdata.com Albertsons Published reports claim that almost two years after Albertsons postponed its IPO, management and the Company’s private-equity backers, Cerberus Capital Management, have put renewed plans for a listing on hold again. According to people familiar with the matt ... Read more
Robbie Gale
www.aggdata.com Sears  On July 7 Sears Holdings announced another 43 store closings (eight Sears and 35 Kmarts), bringing the total closings to approximately 320 during the year-to-date period. The Company also indicated it would be opening additional small-format stores. Com ... Read more
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www.aggdata.com Aldi Published reports citing company sources indicate that Aldi North (includes stores in Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, France, Poland, Spain, Denmark and Portugal, and Trader Joe’s in the U.S.) is planning to spend more than €5.00 billion (US$5.71 bil ... Read more
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www.aggdata.com Walgreens Abandons Rite Aid Bid; Will Instead Buy Nearly Half Of Stores On June 29, Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) and Rite Aid have canceled their merger agreement, originally announced in October 2015, under which WBA would have acquired all outstanding shares of Rite Aid. T ... Read more
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Chris Hathaway
GREAT NECK, NY - JUNE 23, 2017 In response to the shockwaves from Amazon’s $13.70 billion deal to acquire Whole Foods, F&D Reports/Creditntell, along with leading locational data provider AggData, released an analysis of the Amazon / Whole Foods transaction, including pro-forma operating...Read more
Chris Hathaway
DUPONT, WA - JUNE 21, 2017 In response to the shockwaves from Amazon’s $13.70 billion deal to acquire Whole Foods, leading locational data provider AggData, along with sister companies F&D Reports and Creditntell, released an analysis of the Amazon / Whole Foods transaction, including pro...Read more
www.aggdata.com Amazon/Whole Foods On Friday, Amazon announced it would acquire Whole Foods Market for $13.70 billion, in an embrace of brick-and-mortar stores. This represents a dramatic strategic turn for Amazon, which has rolled out food delivery through its Amazon Fresh service for a deca ... Read more
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www.aggdata.com Rite Aid/Walgreens Boots Alliance In a letter to associates last week, Rite Aid’s Chairman and CEO John Standley, along with Ken Martindale, CEO of Rite Aid Stores and President of Rite Aid Corporation, informed Company rank and file that a decision regarding Walgreens B ... Read more
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Kroger Kroger will close another underperforming Pick ‘n Save store (part of its Roundy’s subsidiary) in the Milwaukee, WI area on June 23. It is the latest planned closure for Roundy’s, which said earlier this month it would shutter stores in New Berlin and Pewaukee this su ... Read more
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*** Lidl Initial Store Opening List Now Available *** Lidl announced that it will open its first nine stores on June 15. Earlier this month it disclosed that 20 will open this summer in Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina, but yesterday provided the nine store locations. They include ... Read more
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