predatory pricing


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predatory pricing

n
(Commerce) commerce offering goods or services at such a low price that competitors are forced out of the market
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The Bureau's movement away from the Areeda and Turner test towards a test based on avoidable cost for analysing instances of alleged predatory pricing dovetails nicely with the Commissioner of Competition v.
ONE of the UK's biggest pub groups -with 100 outlets across Merseyside -yesterday warned the industry against ``irresponsible'' predatory pricing practices as it posted a 51pc increase in annual profits to pounds 173.
The decision to re-examine the subscription charges came after the Competition Appeals Tribunal ruled that Freeserve had a right to challenge the rejection of a previous complaint submitted to Oftel over possible predatory pricing by BT.
First it was alleged predatory pricing, a charge dropped after lengthy proceedings.
1) no predatory pricing plaintiff has prevailed in a final determination in the federal courts.
The authors examine the charge that major airlines practice predatory pricing to drive out smaller competitors.
If this is not predatory pricing then I am a newspaper editor.
Predatory pricing is a classic problem in antitrust enforcement.
In the controversial area, there are the alleged exclusionary practices: tie-ins, predatory pricing, bundling, vertical integration, exclusive dealing, full line forcing, price discrimination, predatory advertising--all sorts of things, an endless list.
A small band of economists and lawyers associated with the University of Chicago attacked the conventional wisdom, knocking out the theoretical underpinnings of antitrust law in general and the theory of predatory pricing in particular.
There has been a 50 per cent increase in some ticket prices in recent months and there is substantial concern on this committee that Virgin is operating a predatory pricing policy," he said.