Articles Tagged With ‘Grocery Store’




Smart & Final bids on Haggen stores

Grocery chain Haggen announced Monday plans to sell 36 stores in California and Nevada to two buyers who would keep the stores open. Under the offers which will require court approval, Smart & Final LLC proposed to buy 28 stores,... (Continue reading)

Haggen closing its California stores

Grocery chain Haggen announced Thursday plans to close 127 stores in California, Arizona and Nevada. Employees will receive a 60 day notice of pending store and office closures. Haggen plans to continue operating 37 stores in Oregon and Washington. The... (Continue reading)

Haggen files for bankruptcy

Grocery chain Haggen has filed for bankrupty following a troubled expansion into new locations, including the Central Coast. The Washington-based supermarket chain filed Tuesday for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Chapter 11 bankruptcy would allow the company to reorganize its business... (Continue reading)

Haggens files $1 billion lawsuit against Albersons

By KAREN VELIE Haggen, a Washington-based chain of grocery stores, filed a lawsuit Tuesday seeking more than $1 billion in damages against Albertsons. In Dec. 2014, Haggen bought 146 Albertsons, Vons, Pavilions and Safeway stores. Shortly after the purchase, many... (Continue reading)

Union files grievances against Haggen, Vons, Albertsons

A Southern California union has filed grievances against three grocery chains over layoffs, cuts in pay and benefits and other alleged violations of collective bargaining agreements that have occurred in the aftermath of Haggen purchasing numerous Vons and Albertsons stores.... (Continue reading)

Haggens closing Los Osos store

Haggens, a Washington-based chain of grocery stores, announced Friday plans to close 27 stores – including the Haggens located in Los Osos. The stores are slated to close in 60 days. Earlier this year, Haggen bought 146 Albertsons, Vons, Pavilions... (Continue reading)

Haggen fires Central Coast employees with disabilities

Grocery chain Haggen fired developmentally disabled employees as part of its recent string of Central Coast layoffs, a Santa Barbara-based advocacy organization alleges. [KEYT] Earlier this year, Haggen a Washington-based company purchased 146 Albertsons, Vons, Pavilions and Safeway stores, some... (Continue reading)

Albertsons sues Haggen

Supermarket giant Albertsons is suing grocery chain Haggen, alleging the company failed to pay for more than $36 million for merchandise that was included in a recent sale of 146 stores. [LA Times] Haggen, a Washington-based company, purchased 146 Albertsons,... (Continue reading)

Haggen laying off dozens of workers, union filing grievances

By KAREN VELIE Haggen, a Washington-based chain of grocery stores that recently purchased 83 new stores in California, has laid off dozens of Central Coast workers in the past few days while other employees were moved from full-time to part-time... (Continue reading)

Spencer’s Fresh Market closing Atascadero store

Spencer’s Fresh Markets announced Tuesday it plans to close its store in Atascadero, citing an expiring lease as the reason. “Our lease with NKT Commercial ends Aug. 31,” John Spencer said. “Spencer’s Fresh Markets is currently looking for another location... (Continue reading)