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Game of Monopoly? Argos/Littlewoods Price fixing Agreement

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This case illustrates the welfare consequences arising from collusive conduct as captured through the actions of two dominant UK high street catalogue retailers, Argos Limited and Littlewoods Limited, in conjunction with Hasbro Limited. The price-fixing agreement is estimated to have taken place within the UK toy market during the 1999-2001 period and involved fixing the price of a selection of Hasbro products to their recommended retail price (RRP). This answer guide is available as a Word document of some 2 pages.

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http://economicsnetwork.ac.uk/archive/micro_casestudies/price_fixing_answers.doc

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Attribution-Noncommercial 2.0 UK: England & Wales