LAFAYETTE, La. (KPEL News) - A major grocery chain merger that has been causing waves in the retail world is one step closer to reality as the two chains involved announce which stores will be sold off as part of the deal.

Kroger and Albertsons, which have been working on the merger deal for months now, made the list of stores available publicly for the first time, and of the dozens of stores that will be sold, some are right here in Louisiana and even more are next door in Texas.

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Originally, the plan was going to impact two Louisiana stores and 26 Texas stores. However, after pushback from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, the chains expanded the list of stores to be divested.


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The enhanced agreement put forward by the two chains is meant to satisfy the FTC, the agency that vowed to get a judge to stop the merger between Kroger and Albertsons.

Several stores across Texas and Louisiana will be impacted by the divestiture plan put forward by Kroger. Looking at the information that has become public about the merger, 28 stores in Texas will be sold, and two more will be divested in Louisiana.

The full map of the two companies' stores across the country can be seen below.

Credit: The Kroger Co.
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Texas is Albertsons’ second-biggest state in terms of number of stores: it clocks in with 44 Albertsons locations. Louisiana, meanwhile, has a handful of stores. Under the original agreement, Louisiana would see two stores sold and Texas would see 26 sold. All stores slated to be divested would be sold to C&S Wholesale Grocers.

In the list released publicly, we now know that the Louisiana locations are both Albertsons stores, one in Shreveport and the other in Lake Charles. In Texas, the 20 locations are made up of Albertsons and Kroger brand stores, as well as Tom Thumb, Market Street, and Randall's locations.

You can see the full list of Louisiana and Texas stores below, and the full national list can be found here.

Louisiana

Albertsons — 2750 Country Club Rd, Lake Charles

Albertsons — 105 E Southfield Rd, Shreveport

Texas

Market Street — 985 W Bethany Dr, Allen

Albertsons — 6220 U S Hwy 287, Arlington

Albertsons — 301 SW Plaza Shopping Ctr, Arlington

Tom Thumb — 1701 W Randol Mill Rd, Arlington

Tom Thumb — 2755 N Collins, Arlington

Tom Thumb — 6333 E Mockingbird Ln, Dallas

Albertsons — 2321 W University Dr, Denton

Albertsons — 1155 N Main St, Euless

Market Street — 3800 Long Prairie Rd, Flower Mound

Tom Thumb — 4301 Cross Timbers Rd, Flower Mound

Market Street — 11999 Dallas Pkwy, Frisco

Market Street — 4268 Legacy Dr, Frisco

Tom Thumb — 4848 Preston Rd, Frisco

Tom Thumb — 5550 Fm 423, Frisco

Randalls — 2931 Central City Blvd, Galveston

Randalls — 14610 Memorial Dr, Houston

Tom Thumb — 612 Grapevine Hwy, Hurst

Tom Thumb — 1000 Keller Pkwy, Keller

Market Street — 3145 E Broad St, Mansfield

Market Street — 6100 W Eldorado Pkwy, McKinney

Tom Thumb — 6800 W Virginia Pkwy, McKinney

Tom Thumb — 1501 Pioneer Rd, Mesquite

Tom Thumb — 3945 Legacy Dr, Plano

Tom Thumb — 1380 W Campbell Rd, Richardson

Tom Thumb — 3070 N Goliad, Rockwall

Tom Thumb — 551 Laurence Dr, Rockwall

Albertsons — 1201 N Saginaw Blvd, Saginaw

Tom Thumb — 101 Trophy Lake Dr, Trophy Club

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