Albertson's Gets Aggressive
ive at looking at acquisitions," said A. Craig Olson, senior vice president of finance and chief financial officer for Boise, Idaho-based Albertson's.
The chain underlined that philosophy with two big January deals that occurred within a week of each other. First, Albertson's said it will buy 10-store operator Seessel's, Memphis, Tenn., from parent company Bruno's, based in Birmingham, Ala. The Boise supermarket giant then struck a definitive a