An investigation was launched against Duru Bulgur
Competition Authority, Duru Bulgur Gıda San. ve Tic. A.S. announced that an investigation was launched against him.
In the statement made by the Competition Authority, Duru Bulgur Gıda San. ve Tic. It was noted that the application of the complaint, which alleged that it determined a resale price in its sales to retail chains in Konya and Karaman region, was re-evaluated upon the decision of the Ankara 13th Administrative Court.
In the preliminary investigation conducted due to the aforementioned complaint, it was stated that the aforementioned practices were examined and that it was decided not to open an investigation with the number 18-07 / 112-59 on 08.03.2018, but the said Board decision was made by the Ankara 13th Administrative Court on 17.09.2020 It was reminded that it was canceled with the decision number E: 2020/315, K: 2020/1569. In order to determine whether the Board, which negotiated the information and documents in the file at its meeting dated 17.12.2020, has violated the Law No. 4054, taking into account the matters specified in the relevant court decision, Duru Bulgur Gıda San. ve Tic. A.S. It was emphasized that he decided to open an investigation against him with the file numbered 20-54 / 754-M.
The Competition Board Continues By Increasing Its Rigid Approach To Resale Price Determination. Resale price determination and online sales regulations, which are frequently on the agenda of the Competition Board, this time was the subject of the Competition Board's review of the Karaman company.
The Competition Board decided to open an investigation against Duru Bulgur to determine whether the Law on the Protection of Competition has been violated.
According to the announcement on the website of the institution, the complaint application of Duru Bulgur Gıda Sanayi ve Ticaret AŞ, claiming that it determined the resale price for its retail chains in Konya and Karaman region, was re-evaluated upon the decision of the Ankara 13th Administrative Court.
Discussing the information and documents in the file, the Board decided to open an investigation against the company to determine whether the Law on the Protection of Competition has been violated, taking into account the issues stated in the relevant court decision.
No statement has yet been received from the company on the subject.
Resale Price Determination What does it mean?
Within the framework of vertical relations defined as the relations between companies operating at different levels in the market, one of the applications that should be carefully considered is the determination of the resale price. Because just last year, the Competition Board, which imposed administrative fines on companies such as Sony, Henkel and Marks & Spencer for determining the resale price, carries out very detailed examinations on the determination of the resale price.
To put it briefly, in accordance with the competition rules, the intervention of the suppliers regarding the prices of the products towards the companies that will resell the products is limited to offering price advice and determining the maximum price for the products. Nevertheless, sometimes firms may exert pressure on the implementation of a certain price beyond these limits or determine the minimum selling price, and such