Industry fears a squeeze from Safeway takeover

Chomka, Stefan
February 2003
Food Manufacture;Feb2003, Vol. 78 Issue 2, p4
Trade Publication
Reports on the implications of the sale of British retailer Safeway to any one of the potential buyers. Consequences to food manufacturers; Increased pressure on producers' margins.


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