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More doubts about the Kroger-Albertsons merger

- Analysis
You have read it in every mutual funds prospectus: past performance does not guarantee future results.

Kroger-Albertsons ping-pong

- Analysis
The ultimate fate of the Kroger-Albertsons merger may hang on the outcome of the 2024 presidential election.

Kroger to increase shelf space for local products

- Retail
The Kroger Co. announced today a commitment to make more local products available to its customers following its proposed merger with Albertsons Companies.

Kroger and Albertsons release divestiture plan with C&S Wholesale Grocers

- Featured
The Kroger Co. and Albertsons Companies Inc. announced today that they have entered a definitive agreement with C&S Wholesale Grocers.

Reports: C&S in talks to acquire Kroger/Albertsons divestitures

- Retail
An estimated 400 stores are expected to be divested in Kroger and Albertsons’ $24.6 billion deal, worth up to $2 billion.

M&A activity: Kroger and Albertsons

- Produce Blueprints
Many in the greater food industry are waiting to see what happens with the proposed merger of Kroger Company and Albertsons Companies, Inc.

DOJ-FTC draft guidelines could snag Kroger-Albertsons merger

- Analysis
As I have said before, it is hard to imagine that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) will approve the controversial proposed merger of supermarket giants Kroger and Albertsons.

Kroger’s 10 billion meal donation by 2030: Fighting hunger together

- General News
As part of its bold Zero Hunger Zero Waste plan, The Kroger Co. announced today that, upon completion of the merger with Albertsons Cos., the combined company will donate 10 billion meals by 2030 to feed people struggling with hunger.

Teamsters oppose Kroger-Albertsons merger

- Retail
The International Brotherhood of Teamsters is formally opposing the merger of The Kroger Company and Albertsons Companies, Inc. currently under review at the Federal Trade Commission.

Amazon and the antitrust artillery

- Analysis
I’ve been a member of the Authors Guild since 1999. Recently over lunch I was reading an article by Umair Kazi in the spring 2023 Authors Guild Bulletin. It talks about a merger between major publishing companies—Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster—that was disallowed by the Justice Department, leading to a legal case (US vs. Bertelsmann) that ruled against the merger in November 2022.