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HP NZ stands behind its 'anti-competitive' product pricing request

Henry Burrell
Thu, 08 Apr 2021

Henry Burrell
Thu, 08 Apr 2021
HP New Zealand is standing firm behind its request to set the minimum prices its resale partners can sell its products at.The Commerce Commission (ComCom) announced today it will assess HP NZ’s application seeking “resale price maintenance” (RPM) for its online stores.RPM is when a company sets the minimum price at which resellers must sell the company’s goods.ComCom describes it as “a form of anti-competitive behaviour” in today’s statement of preliminary issues. However, this can be allowed if the reg...

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