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The JFTC Issued Warnings to the grocery stores

The JFTC Issued Warnings to the grocery stores

September 21, 2017
Japan Fair Trade Commission

The Japan Fair Trade Commission (JFTC) today issued warnings to the grocery stores(Kanesue Shoji Co.,Ltd., Y store Co.,Ltd., hereinafter referred to as the “two companies”).

In this case, two companies could be in violation of prohibition of Article 19 (Unjust Low Price [Article 2, Paragraph 9, Item 3]) of Antimonopoly Act.

Two companies were selling vegetables such as a cabbage at 1 yen, from May 11 to 18, 2017, thereby could possibly cause difficulties to the business activities of other grocery stores in thesurrounding area of their stores.

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