Minyards is stocking up on new locations in North Texas after agreeing to buy eight Albertsons and four Tom Thumb stores in the area.
The move comes as Albertsons and Safeway reached agreements to sell 168 store in eight states, including Texas, as part of review by the Federal Trade Commission of the chains’ merger, the Dallas Morning News reported. 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 Minyards, the Morning News said.
Here are the affected Albertsons stores:
3630 Forest Lane, Dallas
6464 E. Mockinbird Lane, Dallas
4349 W. Northwest Highway, Dallas
3524 McKinney Ave., Dallas
10203 E. Northwest Highway, Dallas
7007 Arapaho Road, Dallas
1108 N. Highway 377, Roanoke
8505 Lakeview Parkway, Rowlett
Here are the Tom Thumbs stores bought:
3300 Harwood Road, Bedford
4000 William D. Tate Ave., Grapevine
4836 W. Park Blvd., Plano
3001 Hardin Blvd., McKinney
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