CMA deepens investigation into Morrisons acquisition deal, fuel price concerns. The Competition and Markets Authority has launched an investigation into the acquisition of the Morrisons supermarket chain by Clayton, Dubilier & Rice. Clayton, Dubilier & Rice Holdings (CD&R) has taken Morrisons off the London Stock Exchange through the transaction of 8.3 billion euros, which was completed in October. The CMA will investigate whether the billion-dollar deal will result in higher fuel prices at petrol pumps in the UK.
TESCO Veganuary’s sales have skyrocketed thanks to the introduction of a new plant-based meal deal, Tesco said. Wicked Kitchen was the first plant-based range launched in 2018 in partnership with a UK supermarket.
Lidl has opened its new UK headquarters in Tolworth. After 3 years of construction, the supermarket chain has opened the new state-of-the-art 23,225 m2 building, which is designed to accommodate the 800-strong headquarters team, with even more room to grow.