WASHINGTON — Rep. Steve Cohen, D-Tenn., has asked the U.S. Justice Department to examine the antitrust implications of Kroger's planned acquisition of several Schnucks stores in the Memphis, Tenn., market, according to reports. As previously reported, Cincinnati-based Kroger Co. is seeking buy nine of the 12 Schnucks locations in Memphis and convert eight of them to Kroger. St Louis-based Schnucks would then close the other three stores, exiting the market. According to the Memphis ...
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