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• The Portland Business Journal reports that Supervalu-owned Save-A-Lot plans to expand its Pacific Northwest presence by 50 percent later this year, opening three new stores to add to the existing six save-A-Lot fleet.

Two of the stores will be in Oregon, in Portland and Albany; the third new unit will be in Port Orchard, Washington.

• The Bergen Record reports that New York’s esteemed Fairway Market, which currently operates four upscale stores (two in Manhattan, one on Long Island and one in Brooklyn), is moving across the Hudson River to New Jersey, and plans to open a store in Paramus sometime next year.

• The Cincinnati Business Courier reports that Supervalu-owned Bigg’s is considering whether to leave its Forest Park, Ohio, location when its lease runs out in July. One-year’s notice is required before vacating, according to Bigg’s president Steve Kaczynski, who says, "We are looking to see what we can do to stay there.”
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