Is the Erdman’s in Kasson Sale to Hy-Vee a Done Deal? Not Really.
It's the grocery store that has been in town for 95 years and will see big changes. ABC 6 News obtained a copy of a letter to company shareholders confirming Erdman's has been sold. Hy-Vee Foods is taking over. (SOURCE)
The rest of the story talks about the takeover being in the works.
I reached out to Hy-Vee's corporate office to see what the timeline was and Hy-Vee's Director of Public Relations, Chirstina Gayman, APR said,
We are exploring Kasson for another retail location; however, the transaction is pending at this time.
So let's call this in the works, but not sold yet. When I asked when I should reach out again, Gayman said early August.
Speaking of towns just outside Rochester and selling businesses, Zumbrota Chrysler is being sold, too!
2 years ago, Steve Johnson, from Zumbrota Ford, opened a second dealership, Zumbrota Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge and Ram. It's been a beautiful bouncing baby dealership, and 24 months later, it's being sold to Bismark, ND based Eide Automotive.
I got in touch with Steve to find out more. (FYI - Steve Johnson is a client of Townsquare Media - Rochester)
JAMES RABE: Why now?
STEVE JOHNSON: I have been selling FORD for 48 years, it's in my blood. 2 stores does not make one twice as happy. I love my customers and I love being in ONE spot so I can see them, thank them, and be accessible to them. I want to go back to ONE store.
See the whole story, and what Steve says about the new owners, by clicking HERE.
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