*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. By Decision No. 16-DCC-111 of 27 July 2016, the French Competition Authority authorised, following a transition to phase 2, and subject to the sale of 6 stores in Paris and the Paris region, the acquisition of Darty by the Fnac group. The present operation involves the concentration of two of the main electronic product distribution chains (specialised superstores). Each of the parties distributes full ranges of brown and grey products, in particular through outlets of broadly similar sizes. As regards the delineation of the relevant markets, and in particular the delineation of the downstream markets for the retail sale of household electrical products,
ALERT: MERGER - CLEARANCE - PHASE 2 CLEARANCE - RELEVANT MARKET - ONLINE SALES - DISTRIBUTION - COMMITMENTS
Clearance: The French Competition Authority clears the acquisition of an electrical retailing company by a retail chain selling cultural and electronic products (Fnac / Darty)
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