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Sareway Haggen

With WBA-Rite Aid pending, Kroger’s name pops up

With WBA-Rite Aid pending, Kroger’s name pops up

The suspense (or impatience?) continues to build in the investor and retailing communities as Walgreens Boots Alliance’s $17.2 billion deal to buy Rite Aid remains under review by the Federal Trade Commission. Lately, speculation has centered on Kroger as a potential buyer of stores that would be divested by WBA for the FTC to sign