WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y. — The Federal Trade Commission this week ordered Tops Friendly Markets here to seek buyers for seven of the stores it had acquired from Penn Traffic earlier this year, following an antitrust review. The FTC, which had allowed Tops to complete the acquisition before the antitrust review was completed, said it found five local areas where “competition was an issue": Bath, Cortland, Ithaca (two stores) and Lockport, all in New York, and Sayre, Pa. (also two stores). “In ...
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