Furr's to Pay FTC Civil Penalty
Furr's Supermarkets Inc. and Rubus Development Corp., both based here, have agreed to pay a $400,000 civil penalty to settle Federal Trade Commission charges.
FTC charged Rubus and Furr's Inc., a Lubbock, Texas-based predecessor company to Furr's Supermarkets, with violating provisions of a previous settlement. Rubus was formerly known as Supermarket Development Corp.
In 1988, FTC ordered Furr's Inc. to divest supermarkets in 12 New