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Kroger-Albertsons divestitures come into focus

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A combined Kroger Co. and Albertsons could divest 250 to 300 stores, though Kroger has mentioned …

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Albertsons launches digital health and wellness platform

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Albertsons Companies, Inc. today announced the launch of Sincerely Health, a digital health and wellness platform that is now accessible on 16 of its banners’ grocery app and websites* including Albertsons, Safeway, Vons, Shaw’s, Jewel-Osco, Acme, Tom Thumb and more.

Albertsons to hold innovation competition for suppliers

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Albertsons Companies today announced its first Albertsons Cos. Innovation Launchpad competition in search of small and independent brands representing emerging food, beverage and pet products.

Afresh Technologies, Albertsons partner on AI-powered ordering system

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Afresh Technologies, the world's leading fresh food technology company, and Albertsons Companies announced today the completion of an enterprise rollout of the Afresh predictive ordering and inventory management platform across nearly all of Albertsons Cos.' banner stores across the country.

Western Growers joins other grower groups in opposing Kroger-Albertsons merger

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Western Growers joined the California Fresh Fruit Association and Colorado Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association to send a letter to Lina Khan, Chair of the Federal Trade Commission, opposing the merger between Kroger and Albertsons.

Kroger responds to FTC request on merger

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The Kroger Co. today announced that, as expected, it has received a request for additional information from the Federal Trade Commission as part of the regulatory review process for its merger with Albertsons Companies, Inc.

First hurdle emerges in Kroger/Albertsons deal as lawmakers plan antitrust hearing

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Several lawmakers have raised concerns about Cincinnati-based Kroger Co.’s proposed acquisition of Boise-based Albertsons.

A Chicago view of the big merger

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The recently announced Kroger’s-Albertson’s merger creates a potential dilemma for my wife, Nicole.

Kroger, Albertsons to merge in $24.6B deal

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Kroger and Albertsons Companies, Inc. today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which the companies will merge two complementary organizations with iconic brands and deep roots in their local communities.

Rumored Kroger, Albertsons merger could make the largest grocer in the U.S.  

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A merged Kroger and Albertsons would operate more stores in the U.S. than Walmart. Here's why that's not such a home run from a consumer standpoint.