Topcashback Quidco merger

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Re: Topcashback Quidco merger

Post by blythburgh » Mon Nov 12, 2018 9:30 am

Boro Boy wrote:
blythburgh wrote:It makes sense to have H Samuel and Ernest Jones near each other as one sells higher priced better quality stuff than the other.

In the case of Berkeley Homes the difference fragments are fighting over the same land only to sell the same quality end product... so not the same situation as your example. :think:

Seems an excellent reason for shareholders revolting. Must push the cost of the land up if they are both after it.
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Re: Topcashback Quidco merger

Post by Boro Boy » Mon Nov 12, 2018 10:58 am

blythburgh wrote:
Boro Boy wrote:
blythburgh wrote:It makes sense to have H Samuel and Ernest Jones near each other as one sells higher priced better quality stuff than the other.

In the case of Berkeley Homes the difference fragments are fighting over the same land only to sell the same quality end product... so not the same situation as your example. :think:

Seems an excellent reason for shareholders revolting. Must push the cost of the land up if they are both after it.
Couldn't agree more but if you read my earlier entries you will see the answer I received when I queried the exact same point...
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Re: Topcashback Quidco merger

Post by AAAlphaThunder » Mon Jan 07, 2019 4:41 pm

richard@imutual wrote:
Mon Jan 07, 2019 4:26 pm
Well, well ....

https://www.moneysavingexpert.com/news/ ... ck-rates-/
For anyone wondering what the story is about:
Topcashback's proposed purchase of Quidco may lead to lower cashback rates for shoppers, the competition watchdog has said.
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Re: Topcashback Quidco merger

Post by expressman33 » Tue Jan 08, 2019 11:47 am

AAAlphaThunder wrote:
Mon Jan 07, 2019 4:41 pm

For anyone wondering what the story is about:
Topcashback's proposed purchase of Quidco may lead to lower cashback rates for shoppers, the competition watchdog has said.
This could encourage more people to use Imutual :thumbup:
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Re: Topcashback Quidco merger

Post by cccashbacklover » Wed Jan 09, 2019 12:14 pm

expressman33 wrote:
Tue Jan 08, 2019 11:47 am
AAAlphaThunder wrote:
Mon Jan 07, 2019 4:41 pm

For anyone wondering what the story is about:
Topcashback's proposed purchase of Quidco may lead to lower cashback rates for shoppers, the competition watchdog has said.
This could encourage more people to use Imutual :thumbup:

TCB/Quidco rates wont become lower than here, the rates that might be lower if TCB/Quidco merger goes ahead are the merchant offers/enhanced rates that no other cashback site can get.

I have seen the phrase "limited competition elsewhere" used by Compettition Watchdog.
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Re: Topcashback Quidco merger

Post by hugginhill » Wed Jan 16, 2019 12:09 pm

16 January 2019: The CMA has referred the anticipated acquisition by Top Online Partners Group Limited (TopCashback) of Maple Syrup Group Limited and its subsidiaries (Quidco) for an in-depth investigation.

https://www.gov.uk/cma-cases/topcashbac ... er-inquiry
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Re: Topcashback Quidco merger

Post by pabenny » Wed Jan 16, 2019 1:48 pm

Not a great surprise, but welcome nevertheless.

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