UK supermarkets under attack
The ‘big four’ UK supermarkets, already the subject of a government review, are now facing calls for an ombudsman to be set up to police the grocery sector. However, despite regular calls that supermarkets abuse...
Politicians and pressure groups in the UK are joining forces to push for the creation of a watchdog to protect suppliers from supermarkets set on “abusing their power”.
The UK’s competition watchdog has asked retail giants Tesco and Asda to hand over millions of e-mails to cast light on their relationships with suppliers.
The UK Competition Commission has claimed the supermarket code of conduct governing retailer-supplier relations is “not effective”.
The early phase of the UK’s Competition Commission investigation into the grocery sector has begun to examine the issue of supermarket’s land-banking practices.