Raids Seek Evidence Of U.K. Grocers' Collusion

Law360, New York (April 28, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- As part of a new inquiry into allegations of price-fixing in the supermarket industry, the U.K.'s competition regulator staged raids on the offices of Britain's largest supermarket chains and some of the world's largest consumer goods manufacturers.

Last week, the U.K. Office of Fair Trading raided the offices of Tesco Plc, J Sainsbury Plc, Asda Group and William Morrison Supermarkets Plc as part of an investigation into whether the chains conspired to fix the prices of groceries and health and beauty products, according to the Sunday...
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