Shaw's Supermarkets, Inc.

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In the Matter of Shaw's Supermarkets, Inc.
FTC Matter/File Number:

9910075

Docket Number:

C-3934

Enforcement Type:

Part 2 Consents

Case Summary

A consent order settled charges that Shaw's proposed acquisition of Star Markers, Inc. could eliminate supermarket competition and increase prices in the greater Boston metropolitan area. The consent order permits the acquisition and requires the divestiture of three Shaw supermarkets and seven Star markets in eight communities.