The Polish Competition Authority fines a German manufacturer of vacuum cleaners for resale price maintenance (Karcher)

Karcher - fine for long-standing collusion* Sales prices of cleaning devices and systems of the Kaercher brand have been artificially inflated for more than 20 years. President of UOKiK Tomasz Chróstny imposed a fine of PLN 26 million on the Karcher company. The penalty would be significantly higher, but the entrepreneur has benefited from the leniency programme. The issued decision concerns Karcher, a company operating in Poland, a member of a capital group producing cleaning equipment. The evidence gathered shows that since the end

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Polish Competition Authority, The Polish Competition Authority fines a German manufacturer of vacuum cleaners for resale price maintenance (Karcher), 12 January 2023, e-Competitions January 2023 - II, Art. N° 110581

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