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Crain’s Chicago Business reports that when it is sold, Albertsons is “likely to be divvied up among several buyers, with Kroger Co., Dominick’s parent Safeway and CVS Corp. among the retailers in line to pick up stores, according to a report from Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.”

The betting seems to be that Albertsons will be acquired by a private equity group, which will then set about breaking up the company for parts.
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