Dart Group takeover target

May 1998
Chain Store Age;May98, Vol. 74 Issue 5, p41
Trade Publication
Focuses on Richfood Holdings Inc.'s negotiations for acquiring Washington, D.C.-based Shoppers Food Express from Dart Group Corp. Richfood's plan to sell off the rest of Dart's holdings; Shoppers Food's annual sales.


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