Retailers could feel Kraft-Heinz merger 'pinch'

Retailers could feel Kraft-Heinz merger 'pinch'

While there have been other big mergers in the CPG industry, the Kraft Foods Group and H.J. Heinz Co. deal is a game changer.

“If it can happen to Kraft, it can happen to anyone,” Don Stuart, managing partner at Cadent Consulting Group, Wilton, Conn., said of possible other takeover targets.

Heinz and Kraft announced Wednesday that they agreed to merge in a deal that will form The Kraft Heinz Co., the fifth largest food and beverage firm in the world and the third larg

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