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• The Cincinnati Enquirer reports that 10-store Remke Markets has been sold to Fresh Encounter Inc., which also operates the Sack ‘n Save, Community Markets, Great Scot and Chief Markets chains.

"The decision to sell Remke Markets was a difficult one, however, we are excited that these new resources will allow us to greatly enhance our customer experience," Remke president Matthew Remke wrote in a letter to customers. "This change will allow us to continue to deliver on our promise of a local, neighborhood grocery with exceptional service in convenient locations, as well as to preserve valuable employment for our dedicated associates."

Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
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