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 http://www.ftc.gov 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.