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Gillespie: Foundations of Economics 2e

Unit 12

Competition Commission
If you would like to read more about the role of the Competition Commission and find out about some of the cases investigated by the Competition Commission you can visit
The Commission investigated the UK groceries market in 2008. The report can be found at

Office of Fair Trading
"The OFT is responsible for making markets work well for consumers. We do this by promoting and protecting consumer interests throughout the UK whils ensuring that businesses are fair and competitive" This site has information on a range of issues such as consumer rights and competition legislation.

Intel dominates the computer chip industry. To find out more about this business visit

Tesco plc
Tesco plc is coming to dominate the UK retail sector. To find out more about the business and its strategy visit

For more on monopoly visit our visual walkthrough on this topic.