Albertsons Drug Stores
June 2002: "In 1984, Jewel Companies, Inc. was acquired by American Stores Company, adding Jewel Food Stores, Star Market, Buttrey Food and the Osco and Sav-on Drug Stores to the Company's family of retail operations. The Jewel/Osco combination store formats and the stand-alone drug stores of Osco and Sav-on fit well with the Company's other retail operations. Skaggs Drug Centers were converted to Osco Drug stores. In 1988, American Stores Company acquired Lucky Stores, Inc... During the 1990s American Drug Stores acquired CVS's California drugstores, the Clark's drugstore chain in Southern California, Reliable drugstores in the Midwest and Rx Plus stores in Arizona. In 1998, Albertson's and American Stores Company announced their plans to merge. This merger was finalized in June 1999."
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