QuikTrip Targeted Over Alleged Gas Station Price-Fixing

Law360, New York (April 8, 2013, 3:43 PM EDT) -- Gas station chain QuikTrip Corp. on Sunday was hit with an antitrust suit claiming it sold fuel at artificially low prices to box smaller rivals out of the St. Louis market, after the company beat two similar suits in Missouri federal court.

Three independent gas stations accuse QuikTrip of violating federal and state competition laws through a predatory underpricing scheme in an effort to gain a monopoly over gas sales in the St. Louis metropolitan area. Two of the gas stations — Westmoreland Service Inc. and...
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