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Delivery Hero and Glovo targeted for EU antitrust inspection


Delivery Hero and Glovo have been targeted for antitrust inspections in the European Union.
The European Commission announced today that it has carried out unannounced inspections of a number of online food, grocery and consumer goods delivery businesses in two Member States — citing concerns over potential breaches of EU competition laws against forming cartels and other restrictive business practices.
“The Commission has concerns that the companies concerned may have violated Article 101 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, which prohibits cartels and restrictive business practices,” it writes in a press release.
“The investigation concerns an alleged agreement or concerted practice to share national markets for the online ordering and delivery of food, groceries and other consumer goods in the European Union,” it added.
The Commission did not name any of the companies that have been inspected — and declined to provide more details when asked — but Reuters reported that Berlin-based Delivery Hero was one of the …

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