According to the Washington Post, Kroger and Albertsons are putting together a merger deal that could pose a competitive threat to Walmart and other grocery chains, as a major industry consolidation.
- Do you think that the merger will result in lower or higher prices for consumers?
- What types of issues is the FTC concerned about in this merger?
- After the merger, will Kroger be as large as Walmart?
- What is the SpinCo store?
Lehman, R. (2022). Kroger says it will buy Albertsons, creating grocery empire. The Washington Post, Oct. 14 (Retrievable online at https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2022/10/14/kroger-albertsons-grocery-merger/)