Business News Archive - October 25, 2005

By The Sacramento Bee, Calif. Oct. 25--Kroger Co.'s rumored plan to purchase Albertson's Inc. -- combining the nation's two largest grocery chains -- could create a chain large enough to compete and beat industry nemesis Wal-Mart Stores Inc.

Word of the Day
  • A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.
The word 'donative' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to give'.