The season for mergers and acquisitions among traditional supermarkets continue.

The Wall Street Journal reports that A&P is for sale and Kroger is lurking.  While Ahold and others may also be in the hunt, if I were an A&P store associate, I would be rooting for Kroger to win the deal.  Kroger could bring some much needed stability, pricing competitiveness, and marketing programs to the languishing retailer.

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