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The Chicago Sun Times reports that a federal lawsuit has been filed against Supervalu, charging the company with “dirty tricks” in its efforts to deny Walmart a location in Mundelein, Illinois. The plaintiffs are looking for $75,000 in reparations.

According to the story, the suit was filed by the location’s owner, Rubloff Development Group.

Supervalu has been getting a lot of attention lately for hiring a company called Saint Consulting Group that specializes in trying to keep Walmart out of communities by manufacturing an anti-Walmart campaign that is designed to look like a grass roots effort. Supervalu has denied the allegations made in the lawsuit.
KC's View:
I hate this story, because it just has the parties involved looking kind of cheap and unsavory. If you are going to compete with Walmart, just compete...don't pull this kind of nonsense.