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Report: Albertson’s buys back stores from Haggen

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Albertsons is buying back 33 stores from bankrupt grocery chain Haggen — the same 33 stores it was required to sell when it acquired Safeway. Earlier reports suggested that Albertsons would likely be the buyer of the stores, but now the move is official. (Wall Street Journal

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CVS/pharmacy announces 3-day Black Friday sale

With its holiday offerings, CVS/pharmacy is hoping to make it easy for shoppers to make it their one-stop shopping destination for healthier food options, entertaining and winter essentials to fight cough, cold and flu. 

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Report: Brookshire Grocery no longer for sale

Reuters is reporting that Brookshire Grocery’s parent company, Brookshire Holdings, has stopped the process it was undergoing to potentially sell the grocery chain for as much as $1 billion. The company did not give any comment on why the process was stopped. (Reuters)