AMERICAN STORES CO., Salt Lake City, said it has filed a shelf registration with the Securities and Exchange Commission to sell up to $1 billion in debt securities, common and preferred stock. The company said net proceeds would be used for general corporate purposes, including repayment of debt, working capital and capital expenditures.
SA. Three of those 10 Jumbo stores are still under construction. Wal-Mart, Bentonville, Ark., has a dozen units in Argentina. In a separate announcem