The Turkish Competition Board decides not to open an investigation against a company active in online sales of flowers, edible flowers and gifts following allegations of predatory pricing (Çiçek Sepeti)

This case summary includes an analysis of the Turkish Competition Board’s (“Competition Board” or “Board”) Çiçek Sepeti decision (08.03.2018; 18-07/111-58). The Board reviewed the allegations put forward by Çiçek Satış A.Ş. (“Çiçek Satış”) against Çiçek Sepeti İnternet Hizmetleri A.Ş. (“Çiçek Sepeti”) indicating that Çiçek Sepeti abused its dominant position by way of hindering its competitors’ activities. The Board decided that evaluations within the case would not amount to a violation of article 6 of Law No. 4054 on Protection of Competition (“Law No. 4054”). Accordingly, the Competition Board did not find it necessary to initiate a full-fledged investigation against Çiçek Sepeti. Background Çiçek Sepeti is a firm that is active in the online sales of flowers, edible flowers (bonnyfood) and gifts (bonnygift)

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  • ELIG Gürkaynak Attorneys-at-Law (Istanbul)
  • ELIG Gürkaynak Attorneys-at-Law (Istanbul)

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Eda Duru, Gönenç Gürkaynak, The Turkish Competition Board decides not to open an investigation against a company active in online sales of flowers, edible flowers and gifts following allegations of predatory pricing (Çiçek Sepeti), 8 March 2018, e-Competitions Bulletin March 2018, Art. N° 87346

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