ABCO Foods

ABCO Foods

ABCO Foods was a chain of grocery stores in Phoenix and Tucson, Arizona for over 15 years, formed from a 1984 spin-off sale by the Alpha Beta division of American Stores. The Arizona regional management secured private financing to purchase the Arizona stores. Part of the sale agreement included a 5-year term to continue use of the Alpha Beta brand in Arizona. The name "ABCO Markets" came about when the Alpha Beta branding agreement expired. The new name was derived from Alpha Beta's initials. The agreement also included a non-compete clause: American Stores could not reenter Arizona for a specified period of time. This agreement later allowed ABCO a first right of refusal ... more on Wikipedia

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Defunct Retailers in the US Companies Headquartered in Arizona