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The Pittsburgh Business Times this morning reports that Supervalu plans to sell its 20 Pittsburgh Shop ‘n Save stores, probably to retailers currently operating Shop ‘n Save franchises elsewhere in the state.

Supervalu CEO told the Business Times that "by eliminating the split ownership of the Shop 'n Save banner in the Pittsburgh market, Shop 'n Save's go-to-market strategy will be simplified. We remain committed to our strong independent operators whose local customer knowledge and marketing savvy positions them to successfully compete and serve the Pittsburgh customer base."
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