The Federal Trade Commission and 9 states want to stop the deal that would combine the country's two largest grocery store chains. The companies say they have to merge to compete with Walmart.
"Shoppers will have fewer choices and less competition, and, without a competitive marketplace, they will pay higher prices at the grocery store," Washington state attorney general Bob Ferguson said.
America's two largest supermarket chains have struck a $25 billion deal to combine. Now the FTC is about to decide whether it will block or allow it, and under what conditions.
The tech giants' app stores are multibillion-dollar money-makers. Now the services are under threat like never before.
The federal government has sued Amazon for allegedly using its monopoly power to stamp out rivals. Now, some small businesses that sell on the marketplace reveal what it's like to depend on Amazon.
The FTC's Lina Khan speaks to NPR about the goals of the agency's monopoly lawsuit against Amazon and why she thinks the company unfairly treats sellers on its marketplace.
The Federal Trade Commission and 17 states accuse Amazon of suffocating rivals and raising costs for both sellers and shoppers.
For 25 years, Google has shaped the internet. Now, artificial intelligence threatens to change everything.
New guidelines from the FTC and Justice Department are part of a broader push to promote competition and limit what the White House sees as excessive consolidation.
The leaders of the Senate subcommittee that held a hearing into Ticketmaster last month shared evidence with the Justice Department and asked it to "continue examining" the company's conduct.