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Fixed prices: The French Competition Authority sanctions a tea producer for imposing on its distributors the selling prices of its teas sold online, but dismisses the grievance sanctioning the prohibition of the resale of contractual products on third-party internet platforms (Dammann Frères)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. On 3 December 2020, the Competition Authority issued a decision No. 20-D-20 under the terms of which it sanctions the company Dammann Frères for having implemented, from April 2015 to June 2017 (pt. 276), practices intended to limit the pricing freedom of its distributors, by directly or indirectly fixing the selling price to consumers of Dammann Frères brand products, on the market for the online sale of top-of-the-range teas. In so doing, the purpose of the challenge was, according to the Authority, to align the prices of all the online sales sites of the distributors marketing its products on those charged by the Authority on its own website. In addition,

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Alain Ronzano, Fixed prices: The French Competition Authority sanctions a tea producer for imposing on its distributors the selling prices of its teas sold online, but dismisses the grievance sanctioning the prohibition of the resale of contractual products on third-party internet platforms (Dammann Frères), 3 December 2020, Concurrences N° 1-2021, Art. N° 98207, www.concurrences.com

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