TITLE

Big shoulders

PUB. DATE
April 2006
SOURCE
Progressive Grocer;4/15/2006, Vol. 85 Issue 6, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article asserts that Jewel-Osco division, Albertsons' far-flung national supermarket network in Chicago, Illinois, will become even more successful, once the Albertson's/Supervalu transaction is completed in 2006. As a top-ranked grocer, Jewel-Osco owns a sizable part of the Chicago market. It is trailed by Safeway-owned Dominick's, which has faced four years of turmoil. Amid the slow but steady decline of Dominick's, Jewel has been able to pick up incremental market share, and is poised to gain more.
ACCESSION #
20732613

 

Related Articles

  • The Strange Saga of Albertsons and What It Means. Merrefield, David // SN: Supermarket News;1/2/2006, Vol. 54 Issue 1, p8 

    This article comments on the cancellation of the buyout deal of supermarket company Albertsons. Background on the decision of the company to sell itself is presented. The author argues that size of the business does not guarantee success. The manifestations of the end of the deal are outlined.

  • Say goodbye--again--to your old friend Jewel.  // Crain's Chicago Business;08/10/98, Vol. 21 Issue 32, p10 

    Opinion. Focuses on the ownership change of Chicago, Illinois-based Jewel Food Store company to Albertson's Inc. of Idaho. Reference to the acquisition of Jewel in 1983 by Salt Lake City, Utah-based American Stores Co.; Significance of the Jewel buyout.

  • One brand for Albertson's.  // Advertising Age;8/10/1998, Vol. 69 Issue 32, p10 

    Presents thoughts on why Albertson's should jettison its three regional supermarket chains after its acquisition of American Stores in 1998. How an advertising campaign for one store is easier than four stores; Other reasons.

  • FURTHER CONSOLIDATION HITS THE US FOOD MARKET. Rogers, David // European Retail Digest;Dec98, Issue 20, p54 

    Presents information on the acquisition of American Stores by Albertson's in 1998. Basis of the merger; Motivation for the merger; Implications of the merger on the supermarket industry.

  • Raley's expansion into Las Vegas prompts lukewarm response. Martin, Patricia // Las Vegas Business Press;03/20/2000, Vol. 17 Issue 11, p1 

    Reports on the response of Albertson's Inc.'s customers and employees to the purchase by Raley's Inc. of 19 Albertson's grocery stores in Las Vegas, Nevada in the fall of 1999. Provision of bonuses to employees; Reputation of Raley's as a grocery chain in North Carolina; Sales performance;...

  • Price Tag for United Disclosed at $385M. Hamstra, Mark // Supermarket News Expert Blog;12/24/2013, p6 

    The article discusses information concerning the acquisition of United Supermarkets of Lubbock, Texas, by Idaho-based grocery company Albertsons LLC released by the Federal Trade Commission in the end of 2013.

  • FRONT END.  // Progressive Grocer;8/1/2007, Vol. 86 Issue 10, p12 

    The article presents an update on grocery trade in the U.S. as of August 2007. Jewel-Osco will be distributing a bilingual educational guide about healthy eating entitled, "Camino M�gico," at health fairs and festivals in the Chicago, Illinois market. Ring Bros. Marketplace has introduced a...

  • New Jewel owner hits the gas pedal. Rewick, C.J. // Crain's Chicago Business;06/14/99, Vol. 22 Issue 24, p4 

    Reports on grocery chain Albertson's Inc.'s initiative to build gas stations in Jewel Food Stores outlets parking lot. Progress in Albertson's merger with Jewel Food Stores; Disclosure of capital spending program by Albertson's chief executive Gary Michael; Supermarket industry's control of gas...

  • Merge right: 10 key markets. Zwiebach, Elliot // Supermarket News Expert Blog;5/16/2014, p1 

    The article offers information on the merger of the U.S. supermarket chain, Safeway with Albertsons, a subsidiary of the private equity firm Cerberus Capital Management. The article mentions the effects of the combined Safeway and Albertsons market share on various states of the U.S. which...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics