DFW: Minyard buying 4 Thumbs, 8 AlbertsonsDFW: Minyard buying 4 Thumbs, 8 Albertsonshttps://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=21112014-12-22T09:46:00Z2014-12-22T07:44:00Z

DALLAS-FORT WORTH - Carrollton-based Minyard Food Stores is stocking up after agreeing to buy eight Albertsons and four Tom Thumb stores in North Texas.

The move comes as Albertsons and Safeway reached agreements to sell 168 stores in eight states, including Texas, as part of review by the Federal Trade Commission of the chains' merger.

Safeway is the parent company of Tom Thumb stores in North Texas.

The 12 stores will be converted into Minyard Sun Fresh Market stores, and roughly 1,200 Albertsons and Tom Thumb employees will be hired by Minyard.

Here are the affected Albertsons stores:

•  3630 Forest Lane, Dallas
•  6464 E. Mockingbird Lane, Dallas
•  4349 W. Northwest Hwy., Dallas
•  3524 McKinney Ave., Dallas
•  10203 E. Northwest Hwy., Dallas
•  7007 Arapaho Rd., Dallas
•  1108 N. Hwy. 377, Roanoke
•  8505 Lakeview Pkwy., Rowlett

Tom Thumbs purchases include:

•  3300 Harwood Rd., Bedford
•  4000 William D. Tate Ave., Grapevine
•  4836 W. Park Blvd., Plano
•  3001 Hardin Blvd., McKinney

tag: DFW retail

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