Haggen buy could trigger West Coast rollup

Haggen buy could trigger West Coast rollup

Haggen’s surprise acquisition of 146 spun-off Albertsons and Safeway stores will propel the small regional brand into five states — and position it as a potential acquirer of additional West Coast chains also seeking greater scale, sources told SN.

Bill Shaner, the former Save-A-Lot executive hired as CEO of Haggen’s nascent Pacific Southwest division, in an interview with SN said the stores

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