As was reported in SN not long ago, Wal-Mart Stores is continuing its incursion into the food retailing business and this time by acquisition. In February, it agreed to purchase Supermercados Amigo, the largest supermarket operator in Puerto Rico. And, as you'll see on Page 4, the proposal apparently has attracted the attention of the Federal Trade Commission, which is looking to see if it would be anticompetitive. FTC scrutiny in this instance is seen by many as being groundbreaking ...
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