This week’s deal might have created the UK’s biggest supermarket group, but questions remain over how the two businesses will work together when they have such distinctive brand propositions.
The deal between the UK’s second and third biggest supermarkets gives the combined entity about 31% of the supermarket sector, ahead of current market leader Tesco.
Sainsbury’s boss Mike Coupe believes that just because the two brands will be owned by the same company, that doesn’t mean they can’t co-exist.
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