The UK Competition Authority prohibits a merger between two supermarket retailers after finding it would lead to increased prices in stores, online and at many petrol stations (Sainsbury’s / Asda)

CMA blocks merger between Sainsbury’s and Asda* The CMA has blocked the Sainsbury’s / Asda merger after finding it would lead to increased prices in stores, online and at many petrol stations across the UK. In its final report, published today, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) found that UK shoppers and motorists would be worse off if Sainsbury’s and Asda – two of the country’s largest supermarkets – were to merge. This is due to expected price

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UK Competition Authority, The UK Competition Authority prohibits a merger between two supermarket retailers after finding it would lead to increased prices in stores, online and at many petrol stations (Sainsbury’s / Asda), 25 April 2019, e-Competitions Bulletin May 2019, Art. N° 90389

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