WASHINGTON (FNS) -- The Federal Trade Commission said last week it filed a preliminary injunction to block Kroger Co., Cincinnati, from buying 74 supermarkets in Texas and Oklahoma from Winn-Dixie Stores, Jacksonville, Fla., a move that shows how federal regulators are increasingly concerned about maintaining competition in an industry that's undergone dramatic consolidation, analysts and antitrust attorneys told SN. (At the same time Winn-Dixies was trying to sell stores, it also announced ...

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