Much speculation has surfaced in recent days that some kind of deal could be struck that would result in Kroger owning Albertsons. Let's take a look at what's being said, and contemplate how realistic the chatter is. As is well known, Albertsons decided early last month to give it up and seek a buyer. Since that time, speculation has centered on the fact that such a decision is tantamount to chopping Albertsons to bits since it's highly unlikely that a buyer would or could obtain Albertsons ...

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