Law: The Mennen Case

The United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit handed down a decision of great importance to those manufacturers and jobbers who have feared legal complications as a result of some customary selling or distributing method. The decision was upon an appeal of the Mennen Company against an order of the Federal Trade Commission. This order forbade the Mennen Company to adopt any system of discount upon the basis of a classification of its customers as jobbers, wholesalers, retailers, " or any similar classification which relates to the customers'...

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