Regional Report: Independents poised to gain from Safeway-Albertsons divestitures

Regional Report: Independents poised to gain from Safeway-Albertsons divestitures

"We believe there will be a number of divestitures required, and we believe independents are well positioned to take advantage of those opportunities.” —SUE KLUG, Unified Grocers

West Coast independents are anticipating expansion opportunities when Cerberus formally acquires Safeway at the end of the year, based on expectations that store divestitures will be required.

“Based on store proximities of some Albertsons and Vons stores, we believe there will be a number of divestitures required, and we believe independents are well positioned to take advantage of those opportunities,” said Sue Klug, SVP

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