Walgreen is weighing a risky move to force the Federal Trade Commission to vote on its $9.7 billion merger with rival Rite Aid, The Post has learned.
Fed up with repeated delays on getting approval for the deal — which
would create the nation’s largest drugstore chain — Walgreen may soon
declare that it has “certified compliance” in its application, sources
The declaration would mean that, in Walgreen’s opinion, it has given
regulators substantially all the information they need to make a
decision.. . . more