The UK’s competition regulators are sensationally set to approve Tesco’s £3.7bn takeover of Booker, without imposing conditions such as a sell off hundreds of its stores.
Here’s how The Grocer reported the key milestones of this landmark mega-merger:
02 Feb - CMA must block Tesco-Booker merger
26 May - Dysfunctional delay at CMA
01 Jun - Tesco and Booker cultures must align