UK: Safeway competition inquiry will be wider than expected
The inquiry by the UK's competition commission into the possible takeover of supermarket chain Safeway will be wider than the prospective bidders had been expecting. UK supermarket firms Tesco, Asda, J Sainsbury and William Morrison had been under the impression that the inquiry would be along the same lines as a previous competition commission inquiry into the UK supermarket business, completed in October 2000, reported the Guardian.
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