Colorado Sues to Stop $25 Billion Kroger-Albertsons Merger

February 16, 2024 Mike Scarcella, Reuters

Colorado’s attorney general filed a lawsuit on Wednesday seeking to block Kroger’s proposed $25 billion acquisition of rival supermarket chain Albertsons (ACI.N), opens new tab, saying consumers would be hurt, as the U.S. Federal Trade Commission and other states continue to scrutinize the deal.

Kroger to Lower Prices Following Merger with Albertsons Cos

February 13, 2024 Kroger

The Kroger Co. shared additional insights about how the company lowered prices in previous mergers, bolstering its commitment to bring more consumers across America lower prices and more choices following its proposed merger with Albertsons Cos.

Kroger, Albertsons and C&S Statement on Merger Timeline to Close

January 18, 2024 The Kroger Co.

“We remain in active and ongoing dialogue with the Federal Trade Commission and individual state Attorneys General regarding our proposed merger and divestiture plan.”

Afresh Deploys AI-Powered Store Ordering and Inventory Platform to Albertsons Companies’ Meat and Seafood Departments Chainwide

November 16, 2023 Afresh

Afresh Technologies, the world’s leading fresh food technology company, and Albertsons Companies (NYSE: ACI) announced today the enterprise rollout of the Afresh platform into the meat and seafood departments in more than 2,200 Albertsons Cos. banner stores including Safeway, Albertsons, Jewel-Osco, Shaw’s, Vons and ACME.

Albertsons Companies Unveils New Digital Innovations to Meal Plans Tool

September 18, 2023 Albertsons

Albertsons Companies, Inc. unveiled the latest digital enhancements to its shoppable Meal Plans and Recipes tool available within the retailer’s grocery apps and websites, including Albertsons, Safeway, Vons, Jewel-Osco, Shaw’s, ACME and Tom Thumb banners. Designed to provide customers with culinary inspiration throughout the week while saving time and money, the meal plan feature includes a budget tracker, an expanded library of more than 8,000 exclusive recipes, shoppable ingredient lists and hands-free cooking mode with step-by-step timer.