TITLE

Farmers welcome plan to end supermarket abuse

AUTHOR(S)
Watts, Andrew
PUB. DATE
February 2008
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;2/22/2008, p53
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that farmer groups in Great Britain have welcomed the proposals of the Competition Commission to implement a major overhaul of the supermarket code of practice and the creation of a supermarket ombudsman to prevent supermarkets and other grocery retailers abusing suppliers. Some farmer groups think that the creation of an ombudsman would be vital in enhancing relationships between suppliers and retailers. But the British Retail Consortium, the body that represents the retail trade, was less happy with the proposals.
ACCESSION #
31438524

 

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