The EU Court of Justice allows a specific discount strategy with exclusionary effect under EU postal liberalisation rules (Bpost)

Marketing and the perfect crime? CJEU engages in a strange discussion of operational vs commercial discounts and issues ruling against mail consolidators (C-340/13, bpost)* In its Judgment in bpost, C-340/13, EU:C:2015:77, the CJEU has ruled that a discount system that offers reduced postal tariffs to high-volume senders but excludes bulk mailers and mail consolidators is not discriminatory under the applicable EU postal liberalisation rules. In its bpost Judgment, the CJEU sets a distinction between operation discounts (which must be offered to bulk senders and mail

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Albert Sánchez Graells, The EU Court of Justice allows a specific discount strategy with exclusionary effect under EU postal liberalisation rules (Bpost), 11 February 2015, e-Competitions Bulletin February 2015, Art. N° 71686

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