Dual Distribution in the Automotive Tire Industry: Hearings, Eighty-sixth Congress, First Session
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1959 - Tires - 421 pages
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Page 138 - DC, 81 F. Supp. 890, 893. Defendant is under no obligation to sell to plaintiff at a lower price than it charges to consumers who buy directly from it in order to enable plaintiff to compete with it for the business of those customers.
Page 289 - Websters defines an oligopoly as "control by a few sellers of the amount and price of a given product or service to a large number of buyers." The building trades have got a stranglehold on the huge $90 billion construction industry, which usually accounts for 10 percent or more of the Nation's annual output (GNP) and is bigger than the auto and steel Industries put together. It is a case of the tail wagging the dog. The 17...
Page 252 - I thank you very much for your testimony. You have been very helpful to the committee. Mr.
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Page 179 - ... very pleased that you have taken time to come here and present your testimony. We would be glad to hear from you at this time. STATEMENT OF JIM RICE, PRESIDENT, OKLAHOMA AEROTRONICS, INC., HARTSHORNE, OKLA. Mr. RICE. Thank you, Senator Harris. I brought some information with me including some backup which I would like to have included in the record, if I may. Senator HARRIS. Without objection, we will place in the record this excellent brochure along with your testimony involving the concept...
Page 282 - I have been in this business a long time and I have heard that record played a lot. I didn't hear this particular professor 2 years ago, but they had others who said, "The costs will be prohibitive.
Page 14 - ... discriminatory or promotive of monopoly. There is no finding here that available purchasers in quantities greater than 20,000 pounds at any one time are so few as to render differentials on account thereof unjustly discriminatory or promotive of monopoly. Finding No. 2 is to the effect that the carload quantity of 20,000 pounds ordered at one time for delivery at one time...
Page 333 - ... several people are being deceived. Dr. COLES. I do not see that anybody else is being deceived in that situation. Chairman SUMNERS. Yes. Is it not some deception to make a person believe that he gets all of the other articles relatively as cheap? That is supposed to be the vice in it. Dr. COLES. I do not believe that is true. I do not believe that consumers generally believe that. Chairman SUMNERS. Then why does the man who is selling it lose money, trying to deceive them, if he is ; and if he...