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Slotting fees

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

Executive Summary

Formal guidelines on shelf-access payments are not appropriate "at this time," FTC tells food trade groups in letter denying petition requesting issuance of guidelines. Commission's decision is in line with advice offered by FTC in February 2001 report (1"The Tan Sheet" Feb. 26, 2001, p. 6). Agency continues "to study slotting allowances and related grocery marketing practices, and further guidance in these subjects may be warranted as more is learned," letter says...

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