Grocers Say Midwest Consumers Can't Prove Antitrust Injury

Law360, New York (July 13, 2017, 6:23 PM EDT) -- C&S Wholesale Grocers Inc. and Supervalu Inc. have urged a Minnesota federal court to throw out multidistrict antitrust litigation brought against them by a group of Midwest wholesale grocery customers, saying their accusers cannot prove they suffered an actual injury from the alleged scheme.

The two grocery giants in a bid for summary judgment on Tuesday denied the allegations that they agreed not to compete with each other for wholesale grocery customers in certain states, telling the court the Midwest plaintiffs bear the burden of proving...
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