The Italian Competition Authority launches an investigation into a suspected breach of Article 101 TFEU in relation to the supply of nutrition products for wellness and fitness (Enervit)

In November 2013, after receiving a complaint from a pharmacist and owner of a website for online retail shopping, the Italian Antitrust Authority (AGCM) has started a formal investigation on vertical restrictions of competition stemming from agreements between Enervit S.p.A. (Enervit), a company manufacturing and commercialising food supplements and nutrition products, and its distributors. Background The investigation aims to analyse commercial relationships within “Dettaglio”, the distribution channel of Enervit which includes wholesalers, retail dealers and e-commerce, and their effects on competition. To this end, AGCM identifies two relevant product markets: i) the market of food supplements and nutritional products connected to fitness and ii) the market of health-care

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Mario Cistaro, The Italian Competition Authority launches an investigation into a suspected breach of Article 101 TFEU in relation to the supply of nutrition products for wellness and fitness (Enervit), 20 November 2013, e-Competitions Bulletin Sport, Art. N° 62293

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