Albertsons goes gourmet

McTaggart, Jenny
October 2004
Progressive Grocer;10/15/2004, Vol. 83 Issue 15, p8
Trade Publication
Focuses on the acquisition of Bristol Farms, Southern California's premier fresh, gourmet and specialty food retailer, by Boise, Idaho-based Albertsons, Inc. in 2004. Advantage of the acquisition for Albertsons; Contenders of Albertsons in the gourmet stores market; Comments of Larry Johnston, CEO and president of Albertsons, on the acquisition.


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