Washington attorney general on suing to block Kroger-Albertsons merger
The state of Washington is suing to stop the takeover of Albertsons — the owner of Safeway, Acme and Tom Thumb — by rival Kroger, which already has chains including Fred Meyer, Ralphs and King Soopers.
The state’s Attorney General Bob Ferguson argues that the merger would severely impact Washingtonians. More than 50% of people in the state shop at one or the other of the stores. He joins host Scott Tong for more on his case.
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