BREAKING: Tesco gets go ahead for £3.7bn takeover of cash and carry giant Booker
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) said in its provisional findings that Tesco and Booker do not compete head-to-head in most of their activities.
"In particular, Tesco does not supply the catering sector to which Booker makes over 30% of its sales," the CMA said.
Simon Polito, the chairman of the CMA's inquiry group, said: "Millions of people use their local supermarket or convenience store to buy their groceries or essentials.
"Strong competition in the market ensures that shoppers can choose the best deal for them.
"Our investigation has found that... read more
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