Tag: CMA

Bottle of Carex priced at £24.99
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CMA warns against price gouging

The Competition and Market Authority has, alongside seven trade associations, warned retailers against raising prices unfairly. Although reports...

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NFRN seeks CMA sit down over Covid-19 competition complaints

The Federation of Independent Retailers' (NFRN's) National President Stuart Reddish has written to the Competition and Markets Authority...

Tesco store
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CMA demands action after Tesco blocks rivals

The Competition and Markets Authority has called on major supermarkets to show they’re not stifling competition after finding...

Sainsbury's and Asda stores
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CMA torpedoes Asda/Sainsbury’s merger

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has blocked the proposed £7bn Sainsbury’s-Asda merger after finding it would lead...

Sainsbury's and Asda stores
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Asda-Sainbury’s deal floundering in wake of watchdog’s concerns

The proposed merger between Asda and Sainsbury's has been thrown into serious doubt after the Competition and Markets...

Sainsbury's and Asda stores
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Competition watchdog delays Asda-Sainsbury’s report

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has extended its investigation into the Asda-Sainsbury’s mega-merger by eight weeks. The...

Forecourt
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Competition watchdog gives nod to MFG-MRH merger

The Competition and Markets Authority has given its approval to Motor Fuel Group’s (MFG) takeover of rival forecourt...

Tesco store
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Final CMA approval given for Tesco/Booker merger

Tesco's takeover of Booker has been given the go-ahead by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA). This follows...

Charles Wilson with Dave Lewis
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Tesco/Booker deal gets green light

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has provisionally approved Tesco’s takeover of Booker. Clearance was based on the...

Charles Wilson with Dave Lewis
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Tesco buys Booker

Tesco, the UK’s biggest food retailer has taken over Booker, the country’s largest food wholesaler, in a deal...