WASHINGTON -- The Federal Trade Commission is trying to determine whether the yardsticks they have used in the past to measure the legality of proposed supermarket mergers are still accurate enough to use today with regard to the Whole Foods/Wild Oats and A&P/Pathmark acquisitions. That casting about for current "intelligence" was reflected in the FTC's conference on grocery store antitrust issues held here yesterday at an FTC satellite location in the shadow of the historic Union ...
REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account
Registering for content on Supermarket News will give youINSTANTaccess to invaluable articles and media content that industry professionals rely on. You will have access to our special reports, feature articles, and industry analysis. It’sFREE, easy and quick. What are you waiting for!In addition you will also receive complimentary access to the SN salary survey data tables.
Attention Paid Print Subscribers: While you have already been grantedfreeaccess to SNwe ask that youregister now.We promise it will only take a few minutes! Or visit your profile and add your print magazine account number and zip code.