DEBARTOLO SEEN DELAYING NEGOTIATIONS TO SELL RALPH'S

COMPTON, Calif. -- Although negotiations for the sale of Ralphs Grocery Co. to Food 4 Less Supermarkets, La Habra, Calif., were reportedly continuing, it was not clear last week when a deal might be forthcoming, SN sources said.Despite reports that a deal may be imminent, observers said there is at least one major sticking point.Executives of Ralphs and Yucaipa Cos., the parent company of Food 4 Less,

COMPTON, Calif. -- Although negotiations for the sale of Ralphs Grocery Co. to Food 4 Less Supermarkets, La Habra, Calif., were reportedly continuing, it was not clear last week when a deal might be forthcoming, SN sources said.

Despite reports that a deal may be imminent, observers said there is at least one major sticking point.

Executives of Ralphs and Yucaipa Cos., the parent company of Food 4 Less, were not available for comment last week.

The sticking point in ne

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