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We’ve heard this one before, but there seems to be a rumor running around Canada right now that Wal-Mart is once again discussing a possible acquisition of Loblaw Co.
KC's View:
Not only is this a rumor that has surfaced before, but we suspect it may be emerging in the frenzy of Wal-Mart’s bid for Safeway in the UK, and its considering the possibility of becoming a third-part grocery wholesaler serving independent grocers in the US.

Then again, it is entirely possible that Wal-Mart could do all three things by dipping into petty cash...