Revisiting the US food retail consolidation wave: regulation, market power and spatial outcomes

@article{Wood2013RevisitingTU,
  title={Revisiting the US food retail consolidation wave: regulation, market power and spatial outcomes},
  author={S. Wood},
  journal={Journal of Economic Geography},
  year={2013},
  volume={13},
  pages={299-326}
}
  • S. Wood
  • Published 2013
  • Economics
  • Journal of Economic Geography
This paper revisits Neil Wrigley’s influential research that explored the corporate restructuring of the US food retail sector, which was characterised by a focus on the spatial implications of merger activity, market concentration and competition regulation. It assesses the importance of this scholarship in a contemporary context, tracking these competitive and regulatory trends from a decade ago to the present. This is of particular interest given the continued concentration of market power… Expand
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