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The big business news of late has been the proposed merger between Sainsbury’s and Asda, something Sainsbury’s chief executive Mike Coupe described as good news because it would “cut prices for shoppers”.  This will apparently be achieved without closing stores or incurring job losses there. So it sounds as if the cunning plan is mainly to squeeze suppliers – on the basis that the greater the buying power, the greater the pressure exerted. See also: Supply chain concerns over Sainsbury’s […]