UK: Supermarket wars escalate (COMMENT)
UK supermarket group Morrisons, normally as commendably steadfast as its northern roots, has launched a bid for the Safeway chain. The move is a canny one that would launch Morrisons into the big time. However, it is likely to spark a bidding war that could herald major changes for the industry's leading players, with tougher competition meaning that consumers will be the real winners.
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