Sainsbury’s/Asda deal looks likely to crumble

Janith Aranze

20 February 2019

Sainsbury’s/Asda deal looks likely to crumble

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The UK's antitrust enforcer has dealt a major blow to the proposed merger between UK retailers Sainsbury’s and Asda, warning that the potential competitive harm is unlikely to be fixable by remedies.