Study into effects of three supermarket mergers between 2009-2012
The Netherlands Authority for Consumers and Markets (ACM) has had a study carried out into the effects of three supermarket mergers that took place between 2009 and 2012. No price effects were found. However, a small effect on product variety was found. The study was conducted by Italian research firm Lear, laboratorio di economia, antitrust, regolamentazione.