KROGER TERMINATES PLAN TO BUY WINN-DIXIE UNITS

CINCINNATI -- Kroger Co. here said late last week it has reached an agreement with Winn-Dixie Stores, Jacksonville, Fla., to terminate previously announced plans for Kroger to purchase 74 Winn-Dixie stores in Texas and Oklahoma.sion earlier this month to seek a preliminary injunction to block the acquisition.Al Rowland, Winn-Dixie president and chief executive officer, said, "We regret the length

CINCINNATI -- Kroger Co. here said late last week it has reached an agreement with Winn-Dixie Stores, Jacksonville, Fla., to terminate previously announced plans for Kroger to purchase 74 Winn-Dixie stores in Texas and Oklahoma.

sion earlier this month to seek a preliminary injunction to block the acquisition.

Al Rowland, Winn-Dixie president and chief executive officer, said, "We regret the length of time it took to reach this decision, the inconvenience to our customers an

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