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Page 536 - It is an unfair trade practice for any member of the industry to use the practice of shipping goods on consignment or pretended consignment for the purpose and with the effect of artificially clogging trade outlets and unduly restricting competitors...
Page 592 - Defamation of competitors or disparagement of their products. The defamation of competitors by falsely imputing to them dishonorable conduct, inability to perform contracts, questionable credit standing, or by other false representations, or the false disparagement of the grade, quality or manufacture of the products of competitors or of their business methods, selling prices, values, credit terms, policies or services, is an unfair trade practice.
Page 356 - NOTE 2: When an Industry member gives allowances to competing customers for advertising In a newspaper or periodical, the fact that a lower advertising rate for equivalent space is available to one or more, but not all, such customers, Is not to be regarded by the Industry member as warranting the retention by such customer or customers of any portion of the allowance for his or their personal use or benefit.
Page 329 - ... or indirectly, to engage in any planned common course of action, or to enter into or take part in any understanding, agreement, combination, or conspiracy, with one or more members of the industry, or with any other person or persons, to fix or maintain the price of any goods or otherwise unlawfully to restrain trade; or to use any form of threat, intimidation, or coercion to induce any member of the industry or other person or persons to engage in any such planned common course of action, or...
Page 517 - ... connection therewith, upon terms not accorded to all customer-purchasers on proportionally equal terms, the service or facility whereby such favored purchaser is accorded the privilege of returning dresses so purchased and receiving therefor credit or refund of purchase price: Provided, however. That nothing in any of the rules of this section shall prohibit or be used to prevent the return of merchandise by purchaser, for credit or refund of purchase price, when and because such merchandise...
Page 549 - Circulation of threats of suit. The circulation of threats of suit for infringement of patents or trade-marks among customers or prospective customers of competitors, not made in good faith but for the purpose or with the effect of harassing or intimidating such customers or prospective customers, or of unduly hampering, injuring or prejudicing competitors in their businesses, is an unfair trade practice.
Page 485 - Money-back" agreements, so-called, or other similar contracts between school and student, should state plainly the conditions under which tuition or other moneys will be refunded, and such agreements or contracts should contain no conditions intended to deceive, hamper, or harass the student and prevent a refund to him of tuition to which he may be entitled under the terms of the contract. § 116.102 Selection of sales representatives. It is the judgment of the industry that the sales representatives...
Page 455 - I § 99.1 Deceptive deviation from established standards. Deviation from the established standards of the industry by any deceptive or false means or device with the effect of misleading or deceiving purchasers or prospective purchasers is an unfair trade practice. § 99.2 Sales below cost. The selling of goods below cost with the intent and with the effect of injuring a competitor, and where the effect may be to substantially lessen competition or tend to create a monopoly or to unreasonably restrain...
Page 432 - Inducing breach of contract. Maliciously inducing or attempting to induce the breach of existing contracts between competitors and their customers by any false or deceptive means whatsoever, or interfering with or obstructing the performance of any such contractual duties or services by any such means, with the purpose and effect of unduly hampering, injuring, or embarrassing competitors in their businesses, is a unfair trade practice.
Page 266 - Is of such form or design, or contains such wording as to simulate the seals or insignia which are issued by an association or organization for use by its members — when such representation, claim, or use has the capacity and tendency or effect of misleading or deceiving purchasers or prospective purchasers in any material respect. § 34.8 Plants collected from the wild state. It is an unfair trade practice to sell, offer for sale, or distribute industry products collected from the wild state without...