predatory pricing


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predatory pricing

n
(Commerce) commerce offering goods or services at such a low price that competitors are forced out of the market
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The proposals are also understood to include stronger measures to prevent predatory pricing by large retailers.
dismissed the $20 million lawsuit filed by Holland, which claimed that the regional waste authority provided predatory pricing when it introduced the program.
For example, when the Supreme Court adopted the general rule that above-cost price cuts never violate the antitrust laws, it made the law of predatory pricing more predictable than it had previously been.
While the petroleum industry will try to justify what some people may call predatory pricing, many of us instinctively know that they do it because they can get away with it.
The primary issue that forensic accountants address is whether a defendant has engaged in predatory pricing. Pricing below an appropriate measure of a defendant's costs is a requirement to predatory pricing liability [Brooke Group Ltd.
It said increased price competition, including predatory pricing for corporate accounts, switched voice and leased line services, had affected margins.
Sondagsavisen has also brought a separate complaint of predatory pricing against Post Danmark.
The alleged anti-competitive conduct committed by Air Canada in this case referred to its pricing and capacity management (in essence, predatory pricing) on certain eastern Canadian routes between April 1, 2000 and March 5, 2001.
("But they are more expensive," they cried.) They did not care to hear that Wal-Mart's predatory pricing practices were hurting our local business owners--the same business owners that all of our school-sponsored, fund-raising operations visited.
ONE OF the UK's biggest pub groups yesterday warned the industry against 'irresponsible' predatory pricing practices as it posted a 51% increase in annual profits to pounds 173.2m.
You have industries and examples of predatory pricing. That's the risk we run not just in furniture, but in any industry that we're letting leave this country."
The decision to re-examine the subscription charges came after the Competition Appeals Tribunal ruled that Freeserve had a right to challenge the rejection of a previous complaint submitted to Oftel over possible predatory pricing by BT.