Metropolitan Markets to Buy Seattle Store

SEATTLE — Metropolitan Markets, an independent chain with five upscale stores, said Wednesday it will purchase the Magnolia Thriftway store here, effective in early September.

The Thriftway is owned by Jim and Lynne Penhollow, who said they decided to sell the 17,500-square-foot store as they prepare to retire. The acquired store operates within the same 30-mile radius of Metropolitan's other stores, a spokeswoman told SN.

Terms of the acqui

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