Index-Digest of Vols. I, II, and III of Decisions of the Federal Trade Commission with Annotations of Federal Cases; March 16, 1915 to June 30, 1921

Index-Digest of Vols. I, II, and III of Decisions of the Federal Trade Commission with Annotations of Federal Cases; March 16, 1915 to June 30, 1921

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1922 edition. Excerpt: ...(Big Four Grocery Co., 3 F. T. C. 338.) 23. By manufacturers.--Where, at the request of its customers' dealers and for the purpose and with the effect of permitting them to make radical and abnormal discounts to ultimate purchasers and still receive the customary prices for such instruments, a corporation engaged in the manufacture and sale of pianos and piano players, stenciled thereon abnormally and unreasonably high fictitious values, with tendency and effect of deceiving purchasers and the public into believing that such stenciled prices represented resale values based on cost plus a reasonable profit, and that the corporation required or intended its customers to observe the same, such practice having a tendency to impede or suppress competition, held that such practice, under the circumstances set forth, constituted an unfair method of competition. (Holland Piano Manufacturing Co., 3 F. T. C. 31.) VH. MISCELLANEOUS. 24. Advertising matter presented as news articles and editorials.--An individual engaged in the printing and sale of a publication, never offered to the public generally nor sent through the mails, but purporting to be a regular mercantile and financial periodical, with the purpose of misleading the public as to the true character of such publication, included matter purporting to be mercantile and financial news articles and editorials, but which were, in fact, solicited advertisements, constituting the publication's sole source of income and paid for by the purchase of a definite number of copies of the particular issue; held that such misleading course of conduct constituted an unfair method of competition. (W. G. Hanson, doing business under the name and style of The Mercantile & Financial Times Publishing Co., 2 F. T....show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 240g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236585038
  • 9781236585035