ANALYSTS WEIGH IMPACT OF WINN-DIXIE'S ASSET SALES

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Plans by Winn-Dixie Stores here to dispose of 156 locations in the South, Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions may not be as easy to accomplish -- or as financially productive -- as the company said it anticipates, industry analysts told SN last week.The timing of store closures and asset sales will be slow, Bryan Hunt, an analyst with Wachovia Securities, Charlotte, N.C., said,

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Plans by Winn-Dixie Stores here to dispose of 156 locations in the South, Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions may not be as easy to accomplish -- or as financially productive -- as the company said it anticipates, industry analysts told SN last week.

The timing of store closures and asset sales will be slow, Bryan Hunt, an analyst with Wachovia Securities, Charlotte, N.C., said, "[and] projecting proceeds from asset sales in the current environment could prove hazar

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