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Price Fixing

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You know when you are driving on a long road trip and you have to pull in for gas but the three stations right off the freeway all have the highest prices you’ve ever seen. 430 more words

PRICE WARS OR PRICE FIXING?

ARE THE SUPERMARKETS HELPING US TO SAVE MONEY OR STITCHING US UP?

Just some of those I have questions about.

I know that there are a lot of people who just like to attack the practices of the top supermarkets for one reason or another. 544 more words

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Collusion: Examples of Price Fixing

Building on our recent study of oligopoly markets and game theory, here’s a great example of price fixing in action:

Take a look at these examples and summarise two of them for discussion in class: 37 more words

Y13 Microeconomics

The unbelievably coincident gas price roller coaster

This morning’s Burlington Free Press reports a development in the courts: attorneys for Chittenden County gas wholesalers have filed a motion to dismiss a lawsuit alleging price-fixing in the market, which is dominated by a handful of outfits. 475 more words

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WHERE HAVE ALL THE PRICES GONE?

WHY DO THEY NO LONGER SHOW MANUFACTURERS PRICES ON TELEVISION ADVERTS?

Have you noticed that the only prices we see any more seem to be on adverts from retailers, and that the ‘old-fashioned’ MRP (Manufacturers Recommended Price) no longer seems to exist? 354 more words

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Skirmishes between Amazon and Apple

For those who do not know what this is about: Apple and some of the Big Five Publishers were accused of fixing prices to counteract Amazon’s monopoly in e-book pricing. 246 more words

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