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Possible Buyer for Supervalu Banners Leads Last Week's News

News of a possible buyer for Supervalu’s Albertsons and Save-a-Lot banners led last week’s most viewed content. A shakeup of Food Lion’s leadership and Tesco’s possible sale of Fresh & Easy also caught the attention of SN’s readers. 2013 food predictions by Phil Lempert and a change in Wegmans’ social media usage prompted enough interest to rank as last week's fourth and fifth most viewed content.

1. Cerberus Said to Eye Albertsons, Save-A-Lot
NEW YORK — Cerberus Capital Management here may be considering the acquisition of Supervalu’s two largest banners — Albertsons and Save-A-Lot — according to reports on Wednesday.

2. Food Lion Pres. Out in Delhaize Shakeup
SALISBURY, N.C. — Beth Newlands Campbell has been named to succeed Cathy Green Burns as president of Food Lion as part of a major shakeup at Delhaize America, according to local reports.
3. Tesco Mulls Sale of Fresh & Easy
LONDON — Tesco said Wednesday it has launched a strategic review of Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market, its U.S.-based chain, and has already been approached with offers.
4. The Top 10 Food Trend Predictions for 2013 [Blog]
2012 brought us the worst drought in 50 years, and created havoc on over 60% of all farmland here in the United States.
5. Wegmans to Close Store's Facebook Page
ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Wegmans Food Markets here has raised the ire of some of its famously die-hard fans by choosing to shut down the Facebook page of one of its stores.

 

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