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Consultation opens on Woolworths' proposed acquisition of SUPA IGA Karabar

The ACCC is seeking views from consumers and businesses in the Queanbeyan area on Woolworths' proposed acquisition of SUPA IGA Karabar.

Woolworths and SUPA IGA Karabar currently compete in supplying groceries in the broader Queanbeyan region (encompassing Karabar and Jerrabomberra).

Post the acquisition, Woolworths is proposing to operate a Woolworths Metro supermarket on the existing SUPA IGA Karabar premises.

ACCC will not oppose Woolworths acquiring 65% share of PFD

The ACCC will not oppose Woolworths’ (ASX: WOW) acquisition of 65 per cent of the shares in wholesale food distributor PFD Food Services, following a detailed investigation that found the transaction is not likely to substantially lessen competition.

“We conducted extensive market inquiries across the industry, and undertook detailed analysis of supplier and competitor data, and internal documents of key interested parties. Ultimately the evidence before us did not indicate the transaction would be likely to substantially lessen competition,” ACCC Chair Rod Sims said.