The Office of Fair Trading has nodded through the takeover by Amazon of the Book Depository, the only UK competitor capable of taking them on. We are in danger of becoming miserable supplicants to the new monopolies. Do we want to be cooked Tesco-style, Amazon-style or Virgin-style? And what can we do about it before it is too late?
Lord Wenlock on the Derwent Valley Light Railway, 1981
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