Clemens sale sign of fight for independents in Philly

Major, Meg
September 2006
Progressive Grocer;9/15/2006, Vol. 85 Issue 13, p8
Trade Publication
The article reports on the acquisition of Clemens Markets, a 22-store chain based in Kulpsville, Pennsylvania, by Ahold and C&S Wholesale Grocers Inc. The deal, which includes store personnel, inventory, equipment, and existing lease agreements, will add 14 locations to Giant's store count in the competitive Delaware Valley market, where the strong-performing Ahold division already operates about 25 stores.


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