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Poundland merger with 99p Stores approved

Geoff Riley

20th September 2015

Poundland's merger with 99p Stores - its biggest rival - increasing concentration in this discount sector of the market, has been approved - hurrah! The Competition and Markets Authority feels that the merger will have little impact on choice or quality of service - such as it is - because other rivals and supermarkets will ensure that there's still a reasonable level of competition. You can access the report here for extra research.

Geoff Riley

Geoff Riley FRSA has been teaching Economics for over thirty years. He has over twenty years experience as Head of Economics at leading schools. He writes extensively and is a contributor and presenter on CPD conferences in the UK and overseas.

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