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As FTC weighs Rite Aid deal, WBA moves ahead

As FTC weighs Rite Aid deal, WBA moves ahead

It has been slightly more than nine months since Walgreens Boots Alliance agreed to acquire Rite Aid in a $17.2 billion all-cash transaction. Since that time, speculation about whether the Walgreens-Rite Aid merger will pass muster with the Federal Trade Commission has become a staple of discussion for people involved in community pharmacy and the

Ahold, Delhaize close merger deal

Ahold, Delhaize close merger deal

BRUSSELS, Belgium, and ZAANDAM, the Netherlands — Delhaize Group and Royal Ahold completed their $29 billion merger transaction over the weekend. The Europe-based food and drug retailers said the deal received regulatory clearance from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, and Delhaize Group chief executive officer Frans Muller and Ahold CEO Dick Boer have signed of

Delhaize, Ahold to divest 86 U.S. stores

Delhaize, Ahold to divest 86 U.S. stores

BRUSSELS — The U.S. subsidiaries of Delhaize Group and Ahold NV have reached agreements with buyers to divest 86 stores in connection with the companies’ pending merger. Delhaize and Ahold said Thursday that all of the store divestitures — which includes locations from both companies’ U.S. supermarket chains — must be approved by the Federal

Ahold, Delhaize merger approved by shareholders

Ahold, Delhaize merger approved by shareholders

ZAANDAM, the Netherlands, and BRUSSELS, Belgium — Shareholders of Koninklijke Ahold N.V. and Delhaize Group have voted to approve the proposed merger of the two retailers The global supermarket operators said Monday that the deal, pending regulatory approval, is expected to close later this year. Officials with the companies said the merger, announced last summer,