AGGRESSIVE ACQUISITIONS DRIVE SET BY ALBERTSON'S

BOISE, Idaho -- Albertson's here plans to be more aggressive in seeking out new growth opportunities after losing out on some potential acquisitions, Gary G. Michael, chairman and chief executive officer, told members of the media following the company's annual meeting here.Although Michael did not pinpoint any missed acquisitions, trade observers said the chain had hoped to acquire Quality Food Centers,

BOISE, Idaho -- Albertson's here plans to be more aggressive in seeking out new growth opportunities after losing out on some potential acquisitions, Gary G. Michael, chairman and chief executive officer, told members of the media following the company's annual meeting here.

Although Michael did not pinpoint any missed acquisitions, trade observers said the chain had hoped to acquire Quality Food Centers, Bellevue, Wash., last fall, before QFC was sold to Fred Meyer Inc., Portland, Or

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