CASE COMMENTS: ANTICOMPETITIVE PRACTICES - INTERNET DISTRIBUTION - RESTRICTION OF COMPETITION

Internet distribution: The French Competition Council accepts undertakings proposed by cosmetics manufacturers (Produits cosmétiques et d’hygiène corporelle)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Conc. conc. dec. no. 07-D-07 of 8 March 2007 relating to practices implemented in the sector of distribution of cosmetic and personal hygiene products The commitment procedure applied to selective distribution, with Internet sales as a sticking point, is now standard practice. The present decision, issued in the field of cosmetics and personal hygiene products, is nevertheless of interest. The Council is indulging in an ode to Internet commerce, "an interesting commercial showcase and... point of entry for potential customers to (...) the physical stores" of authorised distributors. In so doing, the Council once again validates the possibility of

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  • University Paris II Panthéon‑Assas

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Emmanuelle Claudel, Internet distribution: The French Competition Council accepts undertakings proposed by cosmetics manufacturers (Produits cosmétiques et d’hygiène corporelle), 8 March 2007, Concurrences N° 2-2007, Art. N° 13456, pp. 102-103

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