FTC PLANS WORKSHOP FOR OFFICIALS ON SLOTTING FEES

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- The Federal Trade Commission here has scheduled a workshop at its offices May 31 and June 1 so agency officials can learn more about the practice of retailers and wholesalers charging manufacturers slotting fees.stymie competition.The FTC, with authority over antitrust matters, has been investigating slotting fees for several years. FTC officials hope the workshop will help them

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- The Federal Trade Commission here has scheduled a workshop at its offices May 31 and June 1 so agency officials can learn more about the practice of retailers and wholesalers charging manufacturers slotting fees.

stymie competition.

The FTC, with authority over antitrust matters, has been investigating slotting fees for several years. FTC officials hope the workshop will help them better define when the fees are legal and when they are not.

"In so

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