The ensign is accused by Bercy to use practices that are “unfair” in the context of the annual negotiations with its suppliers. The ministry also threatens the “many other signs” of similar proceeding.
The ministry of economy announced on Wednesday November 9, you have assigned the distributor, the Crossroads in front of a tribunal of commerce for ” the unfair commercial practices “, in the context of the annual negotiations with its suppliers. Bercy has also threatened ” many other signs “ similar proceeding.
The assignment of the Crossroads ” following an investigation by the Directorate general for competition, consumption and repression of fraud “, who had raided the headquarters of Carrefour France, in February, said in a press release, the minister of economy, Michel Sapin, as well as the secretaries of State for industry, Christophe Sirugue, and trade, Martine Pinville.
” to Put an end to these illicit practices “
the Crossroads is in particular continued to be ” demanded of its suppliers, without any consideration, a surrender of a supplementary distribution of an amount significant [...] prior to the opening of trade negotiations that annual “.
in the Face of these suspected Bercy claims and “a civil fine” and ordered ” to put an end to these illicit practices “. A few days after the opening of trade negotiations for the year 2017, the government also puts pressure on other retailers and to know that ” several other assignments are planned in the coming weeks to put an end and punish the practices of several other brands “.