Kroger merger delayed as Washington AG sues, Albertsons execs called deal ‘a monopoly’

By Alexander Coolidge Source: Cincinnatti.com Albertsons executives expressed misgivings in internal chats about promises of grocery prices going down and the legality of their proposed $25 billion merger with Kroger, according to an antitrust lawsuit filed Monday by Washington state regulators. The lawsuit, seeking to stop the merger permanently, came [...]