We use cookies on this site to enable your digital experience. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our cookie policy. close

Haggen Hits Albertsons With $1B Antitrust Suit Amid Closures

Law360, Los Angeles (September 1, 2015, 9:11 PM EDT) -- Haggen Holding LLC launched a $1 billion antritrust suit against Albertsons LLC on Tuesday in Delaware federal court, claiming the defendant sabotaged the West Coast regional grocer's efforts to become a viable competitor, forcing Haggen to close at least 26 stores it bought from Albertsons.

The plaintiff, which bought 146 supermarkets from Albertsons last year, says it may have to close additional stores amid a campaign to stifle competition in areas where Albertsons dominates.

In addition to attempted monopolization and breach of contract, the suit accuses...
To view the full article, register now.
Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.