Blackhawk is a leading prepaid payment network utilizing proprietary technology to offer a broad range of gift cards, other prepaid products and payment services in the United States and 18 other countries.SOURCE Blackhawk Network Holdings, Inc.
Three years ago Albertson acquired Safeway for $9 billion, and turned it into the 3rd largest supermarket chain in terms of revenue.
Whole Foods looks to be in play.
Sprouts Farmers Market stock is reacting negatively to a report Whole Foods may get a takeover bid from Albertsons.
Pet costs are seen surging, as are several other top household categories.