Commission Approves Final Consent Order with Dicks Sporting Goods, Inc.

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Following a public comment period, the Commission has approved a final consent order with Dick’s Sporting Goods, Inc. settling charges of illegal market allocation. The vote approving the final order was 4-0. (FTC File No. 071-0196; the staff contact is Melissa Westman-Cherry, Bureau of Competition, 202-326-2338; see press release dated October 9, 2008, at http://www.ftc.gov/opa/2008/10/dickssg.shtm.)

Copies of the documents mentioned in this release are available from the FTC’s Web site at http://www.ftc.gov and from the FTC’s Consumer Response Center, Room 130, 600 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20580. Call toll-free: 1-877-FTC-HELP.

(FYI 57.2008.wpd)

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