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Grocery Wars

Can Supervalu Survive??

Supervalu might be a good investment for Kroger; but it is certainly a lousy investment for anybody else with the possible exception of Safeway.

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The Death Spiral

Companies that Might Disappear in 2017

With the great retail die off heating off, many investors are wondering what companies will disappear next. Here is a list of companies in several industries that might vanish over the next year or so.

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Would Kroger Buy Supervalu?

One has to wonder, would Kroger buy it or simply buy some of the assets of all or some of the supermarket brands it owns? A Kroger play for Supervalu is a strong possibility simply because the company is extremely cheap right now. Expect to see something happen at Supervalu this year, possibly a Kroger acquisition.

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