Steve Grzanich has the business news of the day with the Wintrust Business Minute.

Two of the major grocery store chains serving Chicago could be merging. Bloomberg reports Kroger is in talks about a merger with Albertsons and an agreement could be reached as soon as this week. Locally, that would mean Jewel and Mariano’s would be co-owned. There are no details available about the possible deal and any merger would face antitrust scrutiny. Kroger and Albertsons directly compete in much of the country.

Also, United Airlines is planning to add two new flights from Chicago to a pair of European cities next summer. Listen for more below: