Competition Authority moves after Eason’s acquires rival – The Irish Times – Wed, Sep 05, 2012

The Competition Authority is investigating the acquisition by book retailer Eason of rival book wholesaler Argosy signed by the two companies on August 27th.

The competition body is contacting businesses in the book trade seeking information to understand how the industry works and to see if there are concerns about Eason’s takeover.

Eason’s purchase of Argosy Libraries Limited has caused a stir in the book trade as news of the deal spread yesterday.

via Competition Authority moves after Eason’s acquires rival – The Irish Times – Wed, Sep 05, 2012.