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The arrangement is probably going to draw extraordinary investigation from government controllers and pundits as it would frame another grocery store monster during a period of taking off food costs.

Kroger is the biggest store administrator in the U.S., with 420,000 representatives and in excess of 2,700 stores,

including Ralphs, Harris Waver, Fred Meyer, and Lord Soopers.

Albertsons is the nation's second-biggest general store organization,

with 290,000 workers and just about 2,300 stores, including Safeway and Vons.