STUDY SEES PURPOSE IN SLOTTING FEES

NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- Slotting fees serve to make the introduction of new products more efficient by mitigating the risk of product failure and signaling the potential success of new products, according to a study released last week by the Yale University School of Management here.The study -- called "Are Slotting Allowances Efficiency-Enhancing or Anti-Competitive?" -- was conducted by researchers

NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- Slotting fees serve to make the introduction of new products more efficient by mitigating the risk of product failure and signaling the potential success of new products, according to a study released last week by the Yale University School of Management here.

The study -- called "Are Slotting Allowances Efficiency-Enhancing or Anti-Competitive?" -- was conducted by researchers at Yale and Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y., using data that Cornell had collected duri

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