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

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Re: ?WTF?

It also stops the retailer from pressuring the supplier to drop their prices as the supplier can point at the healthy margin. When retail price competition is fierce the retailers all want a better deal from the supplier to bolster their bottom line and they can use the argument that they will stop selling it if they can't make any money on it.

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