Kroger/Albertsons: FTC Could Revive Depression-Era Law in Bid to Block Supermarket Merger

Published on Jun 26, 2023

As Kroger (KR) and Albertsons (ACI) attempt to create the second-largest U.S. supermarket group after Walmart (WMT), the FTC is dusting off a Depression-era law aimed at curbing the power of large retail chains, suggesting that the long-dormant statute could play a role in a potential challenge to the grocers’ proposed $24.6 billion merger. The […]

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