Kroger’s Rodney McMullen upbeat on Albertsons mega-merger’s potential

In an interview with WGB, the CEO gives a regulatory update, discusses a national supermarket company’s prospects vs. mass retail competitors, and addresses opposition to the $24.6 billion deal.


State secretaries urge FTC to halt Kroger-Albertsons merger

Letter signed by seven state officials argues that the $24.6 billion transaction would harm grocery market competition.

Rodney McMullen and Vivek Sankaran highlight $24.6 billion deal’s expected benefits in clip captured at King Soopers supermarket.

New Ocado-automated spoke facility opens in Kentucky, and the Kroger Health Savings Club relaunches with more Rx savings.

Fresh Perspectives: Legal think tank International Center for Law & Economics contends an attempt by regulators to block the deal would be far from certain.

Pharmacy and drug wholesaler, calling itself the “UnPBM,” aims to slash prescription prices for consumers and benefit plans.

Fresh Perspectives: FTC and DOJ propose new antitrust enforcement guidelines, while USDA teams up with state AGs to flag anticompetitive practices in the food sector.

Online subscription reaps $115 million in customer savings as the grocery retail giant aims to win bigger share of wallet.

The card, which offered savings on fuel and private-label products since 2019, will no longer be accepted as of August 1.

Lunch and dinner menu plans offer store-brand-driven meal savings with the kids now home from school.

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