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  • (Quote from Horizon)

    well its not that, the problem is if they merged , then between them they have about 45% of the market, which pretty much woudl give them completel comtrol over the entire market, and thus an effictive monopoly/cartel. Not oood for…
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    What I have noticed in Sainsbury's as the competition has intensified and they've been forced to bring their fresh veg prices much closer to Lidl is that the uniformity of size is disappearing and veg is a lot more variable. Hopefully this means that…
  • (Quote from BBC News)

    Incomes maybe improving for some pensioners. but not all of them. These benefits give pensioners a much needed boost to their income in their later years. If these benefits are to end, then why don't the lords suggest cutting out…
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    Good.

    As I said earlier in this thread, the companies are too different and it would be like chalk and cheese if they had merged, although I am surprised the regulator blocked it, as I did think this would be cleared in the end.

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    That's the issue I have with the big supermarkets: Too much choice and often the brands are ridiculously expensive. I mean why would you spend over a pound on a branded tin of chopped tomatoes when on the same shelf there's one for…
  • (Quote from Horizon)

    Well yes I get that, I was referring to the energy production industry as a whole using free/cheaper and renewable energy sources, my view is they wont pass on the saving to the customer because they will want to maximise their…
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    I've got to go, but quickly, I don't think you get UC as a OAP, but not sure.