UK: Tesco vindicated for sourcing grey market imports with government report
Having already presented its case for importing grey market goods in the EU courts, British supermarket giant Tesco has been somewhat vindicated by a government report. Published yesterday, the report was commissioned by the UK department of trade and industry and the Swedish government. Through a comparison of 133 branded goods, it clearly showed that British shoppers are paying up to 44% more than their counterparts in Sweden, France Germany and the US for dozens of branded goods; including CDs, DVDs, videos, computer game consoles, cosmetics and clothing.
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