The EU Commission opens a formal investigation into distribution agreements of a clothing manufacturer and retailer (Guess)

Antitrust: Commission opens formal investigation into distribution practices of clothing company Guess* The European Commission has opened a formal antitrust investigation into the distribution agreements and practices of clothing manufacturer and retailer Guess. The Commission will examine whether Guess illegally restricts retailers from selling cross-border to consumers within the EU Single Market. Commissioner Margrethe Vestager, in charge of competition policy said: "The Commission has information indicating that Guess, in its distribution agreements, may ban cross-border sales to consumers. One of the key benefits of the EU's Single Market is that consumers can shop around for a better deal. We are

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European Commission, The EU Commission opens a formal investigation into distribution agreements of a clothing manufacturer and retailer (Guess), 6 June 2017, e-Competitions Bulletin June 2017, Art. N° 84314

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