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The Federal Trade Commission has approved the proposed acquisition of fifteen supermarkets by Ahold-owned Giant Food Stores of Carlisle, Pennsylvania,from Genuardi's Family Markets, a subsidiary of Safeway in the Philadelphia area.

Under the terms of a consent order approved by the Federal Trade Commission, the Genuardi's located in Newtown, Pennsylvania must be sold to an unrelated third party. This store will be purchased by Newtown Market, LLC and will be operated as a McCaffrey's supermarket.
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