Chain Store Age
Albertsons is one step closer to acquiring Rite Aid.
Rite Aid Thursday morning announced that the HSR waiting period
(under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976) in
connection with its previously announced merger with Albertsons, expired
this midnight past.
The expiration of the waiting period under the HSR Act satisfies one
of the conditions to the closing of the merger, which remains subject to
other customary closing conditions, including the approval of Rite
Aid’s stockholders.. . . more