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Bunnings' acquisition of Adelaide Tools faces pushback over Australian tool-market concerns

By James Panichi
  • 13 Feb 2020 18:02
  • 13 Feb 2020 19:06

Wesfarmers-owned retailer Bunnings has been challenged over its plan to acquire home-improvement company Adelaide Tools, with Australia's competition watchdog today warning that the proposed deal could increase concentration in the retail supply of tools to customers in the city of Adelaide.

Releasing a statement of issues today (see here), the Australian

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