KINGS GOES BACK ON MARKET AS D'AGOSTINO'S EXCLUSIVITY ENDS

PARSIPPANY, N.J. -- Kings Super Markets here is still available.Marks & Spencer Group Plc, Kings' London-based owner, said last week it was ending a period of exclusivity with D'Agostino Supermarkets, Larchmont, N.Y., after the chain was unable to come up with the $160 million asking price by Nov. 30.In the wake of that development, the list of possible buyers for the 29-store Kings chain includes

PARSIPPANY, N.J. -- Kings Super Markets here is still available.

Marks & Spencer Group Plc, Kings' London-based owner, said last week it was ending a period of exclusivity with D'Agostino Supermarkets, Larchmont, N.Y., after the chain was unable to come up with the $160 million asking price by Nov. 30.

In the wake of that development, the list of possible buyers for the 29-store Kings chain includes New York-based Gristede's; a management-led buyout group headed by Al

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