The Polish Competition Authority initiates a preliminary investigation into whether a manufacturer of cleaning products has been imposing minimum resale prices on distributors of professional cleaning equipment and systems on the Internet (Kärcher)

Overpriced Kärcher equipment?* Have Kärcher products been overpriced for many years?President of the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection Tomasz Chróstny initiated a preliminary investigation into the matter, while Office employees conducted a search at the premises of Kärcher.The suspicious activities involve imposing minimum resale prices on distributors of professional cleaning equipment and systems on the Internet. UOKiK employees, accompanied by the Police, searched Kärcher's headquarters in Kraków.

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Polish Competition Authority, The Polish Competition Authority initiates a preliminary investigation into whether a manufacturer of cleaning products has been imposing minimum resale prices on distributors of professional cleaning equipment and systems on the Internet (Kärcher), 22 July 2021, e-Competitions July 2021, Art. N° 103663

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