Ukrop's in Talks to Sell Company

Ukrop's, the iconic family-run supermarket chain founded 72 years ago, could be sold within weeks, sources told SN last week. The family that runs the 28-store chain has been in talks with multiple bidders, a source said. Talks began when Ukrop's which has been struggling recently and does not have a plan for succession within the family contacted select strategic buyers to gauge

RICHMOND, Va. — Ukrop's, the iconic family-run supermarket chain founded here 72 years ago, could be sold within weeks, sources told SN last week.

The family that runs the 28-store chain has been in talks with multiple bidders, a source said. Talks began when Ukrop's — which has been struggling recently and does not have a plan for succession within the family — contacted select strategic buyers to gauge their interest, according to a source who spoke on the condition of

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