BRITISH COMMISSION RULES ON FOOD RETAILER PROFITS

LONDON -- Britain's major food retailers breathed a collective sigh of relief after the government's antitrust authorities found limited evidence the companies were making excessive profits.However, the government's Competition Commission didn't completely exonerate the industry -- it said the sector operates in two "complex monopolies" involving the pricing of groceries and the relationship between

LONDON -- Britain's major food retailers breathed a collective sigh of relief after the government's antitrust authorities found limited evidence the companies were making excessive profits.

However, the government's Competition Commission didn't completely exonerate the industry -- it said the sector operates in two "complex monopolies" involving the pricing of groceries and the relationship between food retailers and their suppliers. The commission plans to discuss several more issu

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