Prince competition and slotting allowances

Bronsteen, Peter; Elzinga, Kenneth G.; Mills, David E.
June 2005
Antitrust Bulletin;Summer2005, Vol. 50 Issue 2, p267
Academic Journal
Focuses on the central question in the academic literature on slotting allowance that concerns whether these practices promote more efficient distribution or are anticompetitive. Arguments that slotting allowances promote more efficient distribution; Observation that shelf space in retail outlets has a significant opportunity cost; Assumption that either manufacturers or retailers possess significant market power.


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