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Poland: Price-fixing in Ski, snowboard and cycling equipment

 |  September 18, 2012

The Office is examining the operation of Sport&Freizeit, a company being the official representative of ski equipment producer – Fischer. The data collected by UOKiK reveals this undertaking, jointly with its trading partners, fixed minimum retail prices of skis and ski accessories. Intersport Polska, the owner of sport chain stores, is suspected of participating in the collusion as well. The completed explanatory proceedings proved that Sport&Freizeit could have fixed the resale prices with retail sellers. Moreover, the company could have monitored applying these prices by entities and potentially imposed discipline on undertakings, which failed to comply with these arrangements.

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