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Shopko plans merger with Pamida

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WAUSAU (WAOW) - Two retail stores known throughout the Midwest plan to merge.

  Shopko announced it will merge with Pamida to create one of the largest U.S. retail stores.

  They plan to merge all the stores by the end of 2012.

  There are 14 Pamidas in Wisconsin.

  After the merger there will be 350 locations in 22 states.

  An estimated $80 million will go into the merger and upgrading the stores.

  Shopko currently has stores in 13 states.

  The combined company will be headquartered in Green Bay.

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