ALBERTSON'S, Boise, Idaho, said it is moving ahead with its proposed acquisition of Buttrey Food & Drug Stores Co., Great Falls, Mont. Albertson's executives have met with the Federal Trade Commission in Washington and submitted thousands of documents for review, according to Mike Read, a spokesman for the chain. Read said it is likely that the FTC will require Albertson's to divest a few stores to settle antitrust concerns in order to have the merger approved. "We would prefer that ...
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