Kroger-albertsons deal

Kroger-Albertsons deal faces fierce opposition

NEW YORK — Kroger Co.’s proposed deal to acquire Albertsons Cos. has galvanized opposition from the supermarket retailers’ biggest unions and others, including the attorneys general in three states and the District of Columbia, who filed lawsuits claiming that the deal runs afoul of antitrust and consumer protection laws. Opponents assert that completion of the