The Kroger Co. on Wednesday announced plans to acquire Roundy's. Kroger will purchase all outstanding shares of Roundy's for $3.60 per share in cash in a deal valued at $800 million, including the assumption of debt.
Alex Gourlay, Walgreens Boots Alliance's executive VP and Walgreens president, on Tuesday provided a snapshot of Walgreens U.S. market strategy, including how the proposed Rite Aid acquisition folds into that strategy, during the Credit Suisse 2015 Healthcare Conference.
The Seattle Times is reporting that, according to court documents filed last week, Albertsons is currently bidding on 36 of 95 stores being sold by the now-bankrupt Haggen. Albertsons had previously sold 146 stores to Haggen as part of its acquisition of Safeway. [Seattle Times]