Small companies protest slotting allowances

January 1989
Marketing News;1/16/89, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p2
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the complaints raised by small manufacturers concerning slotting allowances being charged by grocery companies for shelf space in their stores in the U.S. Small companies claim that slotting allowances stifle new products, limit their ability to expand and cost consumers money. A study on the legal implications of slotting allowances has been conducted by the Federal Trade Commission, but the agency still has not reached any decisions about the issue.


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