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.
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]