Publishers Weekly Volume 101, PT. 2

Publishers Weekly Volume 101, PT. 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1922 edition. Excerpt: ...Price Standardization and the prevention of price-cutting monopoly, for the Supreme Court has made it clear that in the present state of the law the maintenance of a resale price by a producer is unlawful, therefore the Stephens-Kelly Bill is vitally important. The Federal Trade Commission again, July 1919, filed with Congress a special report, renewing its previous recommendation to Congress in December, 1918, that manufacturers be permitted by law to fix and maintain resale prices subject to review by official authority. The Commission further states that such a law would remove present complexity in the business world, promote the efficiency of manufacturing and commercial institutions and serve the interest of the consuming public. There must be a common ground, the Commission said, wherein the rights of producer, purveyor and consumer may each be fully secured and equity done to all. The search for such a ground has been a task of the Commission. All this was virtually said December, 1918, and July, 1919, and presented to Congress. It has had both these decisions, and the StephensKelly Bill and nothing has-been done. What is the matter with Congress? 'Some of you may know of the Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America with headquarters in Washington. Few of you know or realize its great power and influence with its ramifications in every state of the Union. Every class of commercial industry is associated with it. Many important matters of countrywide importance are referred to it for consideration and advice by the government, and their advice and suggestions often accepted. It is one of the most powerful-Chambers of Commerce in the country. In the same period here mentioned, the Giamber of Commerce, by a series of...
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  • Paperback | 414 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 22mm | 735g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236945549
  • 9781236945549