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Safeway, being acquired by a private equity firm, is effectively merging with supermarket chain Albertsons in an attempt to compete in the tough grocery business.

What the US Airways-American merger tells us about the odd economics of flying.

  • Brad Plumer
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  • Aug 14, 2013
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Concerns that the merger, which would create the world's largest airline, would reduce competition and lead to fare hikes.

  • Brad Plumer
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  • Aug 13, 2013
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It has been a big year for buyouts and mergers so far. But how bubbly are the trends in corporate credit that are driving it?

  • Neil Irwin
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  • Feb 15, 2013
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A process that started with the deregulation of airlines in the 1970s reaches its end with new merger: It's the final four.