FTC Rethinks Nine West Price-Fixing Case

Law360, New York (May 7, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- In the wake of a landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision last year, the Federal Trade Commission has agreed to revise an 8-year-old order and to allow footwear company Nine West Group Inc. to fix minimum price standards for its retailers.

On Tuesday, the FTC partially granted a petition from Nine West to modify an order it issued in March 2000. Under the 2000 order, Nine West, now owned by Jones Apparel Group, agreed to settle charges that it violated federal antitrust laws when it engaged in...
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