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Congressional hearing over Kroger-Albertson's merger takes place in D.C

2 monthes ago   |   By WGN TV

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The CEO's of Kroger and Albertson's testified in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee's Anti-Trust Panel Tuesday.
The congressional hearing comes after several U.S. Senators signed a letter to the Federal Trade Commission saying the merger brings about considerable anti-trust concerns regarding the two national supermarket chains.
Kroger announced its plan to acquire Albertson's back in October, saying the deal would boost their ability to better compete against their rivals - the Amazons and Walmarts of the world.
With food insecurity being a bipartisan issue, the...
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