Kroger takes on 'fixer-upper' in Roundy's deal

Kroger takes on 'fixer-upper' in Roundy's deal

While Kroger’s announced acquisition of Roundy’s provides the buyer with an exciting high-volume format in the Chicago market, the deal might also provide a lifeline for struggling banners in Wisconsin.

Observers who spoke to SN in the aftermath of the deal announcement Wednesday described Roundy’s as hurtling toward financial crisis had Kroger not intervened, citing a heavy expense load, sto

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