The reason is we have too many customers selling on the Internet and they are destroying our brand with low pricing wars.
Thank you for your answer.
Can you confirm: It is ok to choose which channel (i.e. Internet, retail or catalogue) our customers are allowed to sell as long as it is stated in an agreement contract to be overall beneficial to all our customers??? However, technically this could be argued to theoretically restrict their trade because it restricts their selling channels!
We want to do this simply to protect our customers (distributors) otherwise they start to compete with each other on price on the Internet and end up with very low profit margins which also damages our brand.
Yes, we would simply stop suppling them. I think this is ok.