The privately-held New York retailer Big V Supermarkets will be acquired by Wakefern Food Corp. in a reorganisation deal to rescue the company from its chapter 11 case, the US Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware has confirmed. Under the plan, substantially all of Big V's assets, including 27 stores in the Hudson Valley of New York and central New Jersey, will be acquired by ShopRite Supermarkets, a subsidiary of Wakefernm.