The German Competition Authority decides that the wedding rebates constituted benefits without any objective justification resulting in abuse of dominance on the food retail market (EDEKA)

Bundeskartellamt takes decision of principle in food retail case - EDEKA's demands on suppliers were abusive The Bundeskartellamt has issued a decision stating that the demands made by EDEKA Zentrale AG & Co.KG on suppliers after its takeover of the Plus stores in 2009 ("wedding rebates") were abusive.

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German Competition Authority, The German Competition Authority decides that the wedding rebates constituted benefits without any objective justification resulting in abuse of dominance on the food retail market (EDEKA), 3 July 2014, e-Competitions Buyer power in agreements and abuse of market power, Art. N° 67567

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