Persey, Robert
January 2003
Farmers Weekly;1/24/2003, Vol. 138 Issue 4, p74
Trade Publication
Focuses on the economic implication of the intention of Great Britain-based Wm Morrison to acquire fellow supermarket chain Safeway for the shares of other supermarket chains. Possibility of a price war between supermarkets; Means for farmers to exert pressure on supermarkets to force them to pay fair pricesconso; Problems experienced by farmers in selling their produce to the supermarkets.


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