The German Competition Authority imposes fines on a mattress manufacturer for having imposing resale price maintenance on retailers (Recticel Schlafkomfort GmbH)

First fine imposed for resale price maintenance in mattress case* The Bundeskartellamt has fined Recticel Schlafkomfort GmbH 8.2 million euros on account of imposing resale price maintenance on retailers selling its products. From July 2005 to December 2009 representatives of Recticel agreed with its retailers that they should not offer certain strategic "Schlaraffia" products below the sales prices set by the manufacturer. Andreas Mundt, President of the

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German Competition Authority, The German Competition Authority imposes fines on a mattress manufacturer for having imposing resale price maintenance on retailers (Recticel Schlafkomfort GmbH), 22 August 2014, e-Competitions Bulletin August 2014, Art. N° 68693

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