corner the market


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See: monopolize
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So I have no sympathy for Boots or any of the other big corporations who tried to corner the market.
It's been a while since someone has tried to corner the market for a commodity, but it looks like it has happened with cocoa.
Since it looks as good as a DS and an SM, they might just corner the market.
It is the latest coup for Co Down firm Premier Licensing in their quest to corner the market in golfing merchandise for the world's football top teams.