FERNDALE, Wash. -- Brown & Cole Stores here has entered into an agreement to acquire Thrifty Foods, Burlington, Wash., a move that would more than double its Pacific Northwest retail base.
in 1994. Terms of the transaction, announced this month, were not disclosed. The deal is expected to be completed early next year, Brown & Cole reported.
Brown & Cole, with $125 million in annual sales, operates 13 stores under the Save-On-Foods and International MarketPlace bann