Reply to post: But why?

From toothbrushes to coffee makers to computers: Europe fines Asus, Pioneer, Philips for rigging prices of kit

Tigra 07 Silver badge

But why?

Surely if the retailer sells more they then buy more stock from the manufacturer? The manufacturer gets paid either way so there's no logical reason to push the retailer's prices higher since they're cutting their own profits?

Can someone explain that?

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