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Study into effects of three supermarket mergers between 2009-2012

15-12-2015

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.