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The OFT has cleared the proposed acquisition of 15 former Zavvi stores by HMV plc.

The OFT investigated the merger on its own initiative. Prior to Zavvi going into administration at the end of last year, both parties were leading national retailers of entertainment products, with overlapping stores in a large number of local areas across the UK.

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