From the Raleigh News&ObserverThe Kroger grocery store chain said Tuesday that it is buying the Harris Teeter chain in a deal valued at $2.5 billion.
Harris Teeter will operate as a subsidiary of Kroger and will keep its management team at its Matthews, N.C., headquarters, Kroger said.
Together, the two brands will operate 2,631 stores in 34 states and the District of Columbia and will have 368,300 employees, Kroger said in announcing the deal. ...
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