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

Copies of the documents mentioned in this release are available from the FTC’s Web site at 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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