Supervalue has announced that it has reached an agreement with Associated Food Stores for the sale of the majority of its Albertsons stores in Utah. The sale will include 36 Albertsons stores in Utah and their respective pharmacies and fuel centers with the exception of three St. George-areas stores which will remain Albertsons and continue to be operated by SUPERVALUE.In connection with this transaction, SUPERVALUE is seeking a buyer for its two Albertsons stores in Orem and two in West Jordan and will continue to operate those stores while a buyer is identified.Associated Food Stores intends to re-name the 36 purcased stores and expects to interview and offer empoyment to most Albertsons associates. Founded in 1939, Albertsons was acquired by SUPERVALUE in 2006. Albertsons employs more than 3,000 associates in Utah.
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