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US FTC launches bid to block Kroger, Albertsons merger

US competition officials at the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) have moved to block the merger between Kroger and Albertsons, two…

US FTC ‘to sue over Kroger-Albertsons deal’

The US Federal Trade Commission and several states are reportedly set to sue next week to stop retail giants Kroger…

MPearlRock acquires US non-dairy creamer brand Nutpods

New York-based asset manager MPearlRock has acquired US alternative dairy and coffee creamer brand Nutpods. The financial terms of the…

Kroger, Albertsons push back expected closing date for merger

Kroger and Albertsons have moved back the anticipated date of their merger to the opening half of the former's fiscal…

US grocer Kroger and investor MidOcean unite to back new CPG brands

US retail giant Kroger has joined forces with local investor MidOcean Partners to create a platform to support nascent CPG…

Why the Kroger-Albertsons-C&S deal is unlikely to win over the FTC

The plan drawn up by Kroger and Albertsons to sell more than 400 of their stores to C&S Wholesale Grocers…

Kroger, Albertsons set out disposals in bid for merger green light

Kroger and Albertsons plan to sell more than 400 stores to C&S Wholesale Grocers to secure regulatory approval for the…

US state officials express opposition to Kroger-Albertsons merger

Seven US state officials have written to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in opposition to the merger of grocery retail…

Welcome to the new era of private-label brands in the US

You might not know it but we’re at a seminal period in the history and development of retailer or private-label…

Why suppliers need not fear the Kroger-Albertsons deal

Once the initial surprise at the deal by Kroger and Albertsons, the two largest conventional supermarket retailers in the US,…