*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. In this case, an association of franchisees or former franchisees of the Elephant high pressure car wash network Bleu denounced various practices attributed to the head of the network consisting of on the one hand to implement the franchise agreement in a differentiated way by not requiring all franchisees to comply with certain clauses and on the other hand various abuses of a dominant position. Considering that, by first, it has not been established that Hypromat holds a position dominant, irrespective of the definition of the relevant market, the Authority considers that the practices
CASE COMMENT: UNILATERAL PRACTICES - ABUSE OF DOMINANCE - EXCLUSIVE SUPPLY CONTRACT - FRANCHISE NETWORK - DISMISSAL
Franchise: The French Competition Authority dismisses a case related to practices performed by the franchise head-end in the sector of car wash services (Hypromat)
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