Argos/Littlewods/Hasbro: price-fixing of Hasbro toys and games

Office of Fair Trading closed case: agreements between Hasbro UK Ltd, Argos Ltd and Littlewoods Ltd fixing the price of Hasbro toys and games.

No. CA98/8/2003

The OFT’s decision of 19 February 2003 in this case was appealed to the Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) on 7 April 2003.

On 30 July 2003, the CAT remitted the case to the OFT to permit the OFT to put witness evidence to the appellants.

On 2 December the OFT issued a decision in place of the earlier decision: hasbro3.pdf

On 14 December 2004 the CAT upheld the OFT's decision on liability. For further details see the CAT website.

Published 2 December 2003