Discriminatory Pricing

arises when a supplier or distributor supplies different customers on different price or commercial terms under similar circumstances. Discriminatory pricing can be prohibited under unfair competition laws in certain circumstances. In particular, some countries’ unfair competition laws seek to protect small shopkeepers and businesses by seeking to limit the scale of the discounts that larger players can obtain—however, most provisions of this type are generally being abolished as unduly inflationary. See Robinson Patman Act

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