Kroger Company, The, and Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc.

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FTC v. The Kroger Company and Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc.
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Enforcement Type:

Federal Injunctions

Case Summary

The Commission authorized a preliminary injunction action in federal court alleging that Kroger's proposed acquisition of 74 Winn-Dixie supermarkets in would substantially lessen competition in several markets near and in Fort Worth, Texas.  The parties soonafter abandoned their merger plans.