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can a opposition retailer contact suppliers to stop them from

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can a opposition retailer contact suppliers to stop them from trading with you
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Australia Law
Expert:  Leon replied 3 years ago.
Good Morning,
My name is ***** ***** I am a NSW Solicitor. Thank you for your question, and will do my best to assist you with your question.
No that can be seen as anti competitive and you can complain to the ACCC
http://www.accc.gov.au/business/anti-competitive-behaviour
You may have to have a solicitor get involved but your first point off call iOS the ACCC
I hope this makes sense and is of assistance
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

we have had several reps telling us this competiter has been contacting their bosses telling them they shouldn't been trading in his so called backyard with other retailers,hence we are half hour away and an independant store

Expert:  Leon replied 3 years ago.
Good Morning Grant
If you can get something in writing from the supplier then you can do something about it.
So you have to contact the Management of your supplier and see if they can provide you anything in writing to confirm what is going on.
If he is lying about you and defaming you then you also have an action in defamation.
Biut you need to the party that is being told all this to come forward and be willing to give evidence.
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

ok thanks

Expert:  Leon replied 3 years ago.
Good Morning Grant
Good Luck with it
You are very welcome and thank you for using my services.
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Leon
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