Shopping for survival: the Myer-DJs merger

Convincing David Jones that a merger is one of equals may prove a hard task for Myer, but its tilt is likely to meet the ACCC's requirements given the retail market's deluge of global competitors.

Rod Sims’ musings about the competition policy implications of the proposed merger of David Jones and Myer today have broadly identified the hurdles the transaction would have to jump to be cleared by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission.

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