CATEGORY CAPTAINS DON'T NEED REGULATION: PANEL

WASHINGTON -- The Federal Trade Commission should be aware of the potential antitrust problems posed by category captains, but there is no need for the government to step in and regulate the process.This was one of the points of consensus reached during an all-day roundtable here last week sponsored by the Washington-based American Antitrust Institute, according to Albert Foer, the AAI's president.Foer

WASHINGTON -- The Federal Trade Commission should be aware of the potential antitrust problems posed by category captains, but there is no need for the government to step in and regulate the process.

This was one of the points of consensus reached during an all-day roundtable here last week sponsored by the Washington-based American Antitrust Institute, according to Albert Foer, the AAI's president.

Foer said the session drew about 70 participants -- including retailers, lawye

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