Kroger-Albertsons: US$24.6 billion merger to create a customer data giant

In the U.S.A., the food retailer Kroger announced the purchase of competitor Albertsons on 14th October 2022. While this deal looks defensive in the short term, it is also offensive in the long term.

Through Sophie Baqué. Published on 02 November 2022 à 11h50 - Update on 02 November 2022 à 12h52

In the U.S.A., the No. 2 food company Kroger announced the purchase of competitor Albertsons on 14th October 2022. This major transaction, worth US$24.6 billion (including debt of US$4.7 billion), is subject to regulatory review by Federal antitrust authorities.…

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