10/5/2017
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Kroger stock got a boost Tuesday amid rumors that Ahold Delhaize has targeted the US grocer for a potential acquisition. UK-based supermarket analyst Bruno Monteyne reported that Ahold has sought out advisers to examine a potential merger with Kroger, which could result in a company that generates about $180 billion in sales at more than 4,000 stores in the US.

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