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Amazon-iRobot deal raises competition concerns, pressure group says, urging UK CMA intervention

By Victoria Ibitoye
  • 23 Nov 2022 14:31
  • 23 Nov 2022 15:26
Amazon’s $1.7 billion purchase of iRobot could create a “home knowledge juggernaut,” an interest group has warned, urging the UK’s competition watchdog to intervene.

Foxglove Legal, a “community interest company,” told the Competition and Markets Authority that the deal could bolster Amazon’s already strong position in smart home devices.

In a letter to the

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