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SAN ANTONIO -- A major battle in the Alamo city is intensifying and may pose one of the strongest assaults ever on H-E-B Grocery Co.'s hometown dominance.The latest maneuver occurred this month when Megafoods Stores signed a letter of intent to acquire all 21 Handy Andy stores here.The stakes get higher next month when Kmart will invade with its first San Antonio Super Kmart Center, a move that follows

SAN ANTONIO -- A major battle in the Alamo city is intensifying and may pose one of the strongest assaults ever on H-E-B Grocery Co.'s hometown dominance.

The latest maneuver occurred this month when Megafoods Stores signed a letter of intent to acquire all 21 Handy Andy stores here.

The stakes get higher next month when Kmart will invade with its first San Antonio Super Kmart Center, a move that follows the unveiling of Super Kmart units nearby in recent months.

While

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