10 SUPPLIERS, WEGMANS SET SETTLEMENT OF COUPON SUIT

ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- Wegmans Food Markets here -- along with Procter & Gamble and nine other manufacturers -- agreed last week to pay a total of $4.2 million to settle charges that they conspired to remove cents-off coupons from the western New York market.The companies admitted no wrongdoing, but said they chose to settle with the New York state attorney general to avoid a lengthy and costly trial.The

ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- Wegmans Food Markets here -- along with Procter & Gamble and nine other manufacturers -- agreed last week to pay a total of $4.2 million to settle charges that they conspired to remove cents-off coupons from the western New York market.

The companies admitted no wrongdoing, but said they chose to settle with the New York state attorney general to avoid a lengthy and costly trial.

The $4.2 million settlement will be returned to consumers in the 16-county

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