C&S, Supervalu Accused Of Market Division Plot

Law360, New York (June 22, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A Boston food retailer has filed a putative class action against C&S Grocers Inc. and Supervalu Inc., two of the U.S.' largest grocery wholesalers, alleging they engaged in a conspiracy to inflate prices by entering into an agreement not to compete on each other’s home turf.

DeLuca Corp., which operates a market in Boston’s Beacon Hill neighborhood, filed its complaint Friday in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Hampshire, claiming that C&S, the dominant wholesale grocery supplier in New England, and Supervalu, the...
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