ALBERTSON'S PLANS FOR 1,000 UNITS BY 2000

BOISE, Idaho -- Albertson's here has charted an aggressive five-year plan that calls for investments totaling $3.4 billion through 1999 -- an increase of nearly 31% over the $2.6 billion projected by the company a year ago.The new five-year plan increases spending in virtually all categories, with particular emphasis on unit expansion. Albertson's hopes to have 1,000 stores open by the year 2000,

BOISE, Idaho -- Albertson's here has charted an aggressive five-year plan that calls for investments totaling $3.4 billion through 1999 -- an increase of nearly 31% over the $2.6 billion projected by the company a year ago.

The new five-year plan increases spending in virtually all categories, with particular emphasis on unit expansion. Albertson's hopes to have 1,000 stores open by the year 2000, John Carley, president and chief operating officer, told shareholders at the company's a

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