Antipodes sues Chinese distributor

Jem Traylen
Fri, 16 Jul 2021

NZ cosmetics company Antipodes is suing a Chinese distributor in a dispute which began only a year after a service agreement was signed.Antipodes is suing Hong Kong-based Accel for failing to strive to reach, or exceed, sales targets and for selling its products at a significantly discounted rate, damaging Antipodes’ reputation and goodwill. A judgment from the high court in Auckland showed Antipodes and Accel entered into a service agreement in April 2019, but by April 9 2020 Antipodes had notified a dispute relating to inaccurate s...

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