What the proposed Kroger and Albertsons merger could mean for shoppers and food prices

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NewsHour) — Two of the nation’s largest grocers are looking to become one, new supermarket giant. Kroger wants to buy Albertsons in a nearly $25 billion deal to compete with retailers like Walmart, the top U.S. grocery seller, and Amazon, which is expanding its food operations. Sam Silverstein of Grocery Dive joined NewsHour’s John Yang to discuss the merger and what it could mean for shoppers and food prices.