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Tesco has agreed to buy the UK's biggest food wholesaler Booker Group for £3.7bn.

The company told the BBC the deal would benefit consumers, independent retailers and suppliers. Booker shareholders will own about 16% of the combined group under the new deal.

Retailers and industry experts took to Twitter to express their thoughts: