U.K. CHAINS PRESS FOR END OF PERIODICAL SUPPLY CURBS

LONDON (FNS) -- British supermarkets are eyeing newspapers and magazines as their next untapped market.Sir Ian MacLaurin, chairman of the United Kingdon's largest food retailer, Tesco here, recently called for an end to British restrictions on the supply of newspapers and magazines."The existing systems give each wholesaler a virtual monopoly," MacLaurin said in an address to the British Society of

LONDON (FNS) -- British supermarkets are eyeing newspapers and magazines as their next untapped market.

Sir Ian MacLaurin, chairman of the United Kingdon's largest food retailer, Tesco here, recently called for an end to British restrictions on the supply of newspapers and magazines.

"The existing systems give each wholesaler a virtual monopoly," MacLaurin said in an address to the British Society of Magazine Editors. "We have had to work with old restrictions that have outliv

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