TESCO, London, said last week its board is in talks with the board of Associated British Foods to acquire the ABF Irish chains Quinssworth, Crazy Prices and Stewarts in a transaction valued at more than 500 million pounds. Local industry watchers say the deal, if completed, would be the largest such takeover in Irish history and would give Tesco a 26% share of the grocery market in Ireland and a 30% share in Northern Ireland. ican will repurchase 12.2 million shares from the family at a ...

REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account

Why Register for FREE?

Salary Survey 2015

Registering for content on Supermarket News will give you INSTANT access to invaluable articles and media content that industry professionals rely on. You will have access to our special reports, feature articles, and industry analysis. It’s FREE, easy and quick.  What are you waiting for! In addition you will also receive complimentary access to the SN salary survey data tables.

Click here to read the FAQ page if you have any questions (opens in a new window)

Attention Paid Print Subscribers:  While you have already been granted free access to SN we ask that you register now. We promise it will only take a few minutes! Or visit your profile and add your print magazine account number and zip code.

Already registered? here.