QuikTrip Bests Gas Station Owners' Price-Fixing Suit

Law360, New York (July 23, 2012, 7:58 PM EDT) -- Gas station chain QuikTrip Corp. on Friday staved off allegations it sold fuel at artificially low prices to box smaller rivals out of the market, after a Missouri federal judge found that the organization purporting to represent individual gas stations failed to show it had been harmed.

U.S. District Judge Jean C. Hamilton granted QuikTrip's motion to dismiss the Association of Independent Gas Station Owners' suit accusing the company of violating federal and state competition laws through an underpricing scheme that disadvantaged AIGO members, saying that...
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