Announced Action for February 27, 2003

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Following a public comment period, the Commission has approved the issuance of a final consent order and letters to the commenters of record in the matter concerning the acquisition of Puerto Rico's Supermercados Amigo by Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. The Commission vote to approve the final consent order was 4-0, with Commissioner Sheila Anthony recused. (FTC File No. 021-0090, staff contacts are Barbara Anthony and Michael J. Bloom, FTC Northeast Region, 212-607-2829; see press release dated November 21, 2002.)

Copies of the documents mentioned in this release are available from the FTC's Web site at and also from the FTC's Consumer Response Center, Room 130, 600 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20580. Call toll-free: 1-877-FTC-HELP.

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