Clear the air

April 2000
Advertising Age;4/3/2000, Vol. 71 Issue 14, p40
Trade Publication
Reports on the United States Federal Trade Commission's plan to hold a public workshop on slotting payments to retailers. Allegations of abuse; Claims that slotting fee system has become a barrier to smaller marketers willing to pay to get prime shelf space in stores.


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