Fastline Publications, Inc., and Mid-America Equipment Retailers Association

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In the Matter of Fastline Publications, Inc., and Mid-America Equipment Retailers Association
FTC Matter/File Number:

9710039

Docket Number:

C-3819

Enforcement Type:

Part 2 Consents

Case Summary

Fastline settled charges that it deprived consumers of the benefits of competition among farm equipment dealers when the publisher entered into agreements with the dealers to ban price advertising for new equipment in an attempt not to disclose those dealers who offered discounted prices. The consent order prohibits such practices in the future.