CMA did not sufficiently consider covid-19 pandemic, says JD Sports

Emily Craig

24 June 2020

CMA did not sufficiently consider covid-19 pandemic, says JD Sports

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Sportswear retailer JD Sports has filed an appeal against a decision by the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority to block its acquisition of Footasylum, arguing that the authority failed to sufficiently consider the impact of covid-19.