The UK appears set to push on with plans to introduce a competition test to limit the proliferation of the major supermarkets. The competition watchdog in the UK, the Competition Commission (CC), has formally...

The UK’s competition watchdog has defended its proposal for a planning test for the country’s supermarkets despite fierce criticism from Tesco and questions from some industry watchers.The...

The Competition Commission (CC), the UK’s competitive watchdog, is consulting with industry to establish an Ombudsman to arbitrate on disputes between retailers and suppliers and investigate complaints...

Tesco, the UK’s largest retailer, has won an appeal against a ‘competition test’ in the planning system, which would have seen permission of new supermarkets subject to an analysis of market...

The UK’s competition watchdog, the Competition Commission (CC), has overnight published a new draft code of conduct for supermarkets and suppliers to help address concerns about abuse of buyer power. The...

British Retail Consortium (BRC) Director General, Stephen Robertson, has urged all politicians to seriously consider the impact of any grocery regulation, as the costs are ultimately borne by customers...

Tesco has launched a legal challenge to one of the remedies recommended by the Competition Commission in its latest inquiry into the grocery sector. Like the ACCC, the competition watchdog in the UK recently...