MONTVALE, N.J. — A&P will surrender just six stores to satisfy federal antitrust regulators overseeing its takeover of Pathmark Stores — a remedy more closely resembling a drop of blood than a pound of flesh. Although portrayed as a villain for opposing the Whole Foods-Wild Oats merger earlier this year, and having been accused of scuttling a proposed buyout of Pathmark by Ahold in 1999 with excessive mandated divestitures, the Federal Trade Commission trod comparatively lightly on the ...
REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account
Why Register for FREE?
Registering for content on Supermarket News will give you INSTANT access 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’s FREE, easy and quick. What are you waiting for! In addition you will also receive a complimentary copy of SN's salary survey sent to you by email.
Attention Paid Print Subscribers: While you have already been granted free access to SN we ask that you register now. We promise it will only take a few minutes! Or visit your profile and add your print magazine account number and zip code.