C&S Wholesale Grocers Enters Into a Definitive Agreement to Purchase 413 Stores Available From the Kroger and Albertsons Merger

September 13, 2023 C&S Wholesale Grocers

C&S Wholesale Grocers, LLC, (C&S) an industry leader in wholesale grocery supply and supply chain solutions in the United States, has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase 413 stores, eight distribution centers and two offices that have become available due to The Kroger Co. and Albertsons Companies Inc. merger.

Kroger, Albertsons plan to sell over 400 stores to C&S Wholesale for nearly $2 billion: Report

Kroger and Albertsons supermarkets are in talks to sell more than 400 stores to C&S Wholesale Grocers for nearly $2 billion as part of their proposed $25 billion merger.

Top State Official Signs Letter Urging Regulators to Deny Kroger-Albertsons Merger

New Mexico Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver last week signed a letter with six other secretaries of state rejecting the $24.6 billion deal — a move that, if approved, will mean the combined companies will control nearly a quarter of the national food retail market.

These Senators are Pushing Back on the $25 Billion Kroger-Albertsons Merger

Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts on Wednesday called on the Federal Trade Commission to block the deal. “More mergers and less competition would mean even higher prices—and layoffs for employees,” Warren said on Twitter.

Kroger and Albertsons Companies Announce Definitive Merger Agreement

October 14, 2022 Kroger

Kroger and Albertsons Companies, Inc. announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which the companies will merge two complementary organizations with iconic brands and deep roots in their local communities to establish a national footprint and unite around Kroger’s Purpose to Feed the Human Spirit.