Tesco and Booker call for fast-track competition probe

Supermarket giant Tesco and wholesaler Booker, the UK competition regulator asked to fast-track their probe into its proposed £3.7 bn tie-up.

Tesco announced that it had agreed to buy Booker in January and the competition and markets authority (CMA) began an initial review at the end of may.

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Subway: What’s behind the sandwich chain’s UK success?

Just before you put in an Italian BMT – a meaty sandwich filled with salami, pepperoni and ham – Dominique Santini explains why they are so fond of metro.

“It is convenient, fast, and it is customizable,” she says.

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