DENMARK: Levi Strauss Denmark Fined For "Price-Fixing"
A court has fined Levi Strauss Denmark more than $26,000 after finding it guilty of price fixing and breaking competition laws by ordering clothing chains into setting minimum prices for its popular jeans. In a case brought by the Danish Competition Authority, Copenhagen Municipal Court heard that from February to December 1999, the firm told retailers not to offer discounts on its jeans and even threatened them with reprisals if they failed to comply.
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