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One day after Ahold sold off its last remaining convenience stores in the US, in the UK, Sainsbury announced that it buying SL Shaw’s, a small five store c-store company that generates the equivalent of about $21 million (US) a year. This is the fourth c-store acquisition Sainsbury has made in the past year or so.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The Shaw’s stores are to be converted to the Sainsbury Local banner.
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