Retailer Initiated Vertical Restraints: Toys “R” US. Case Author: F.M. Scherer Presented by: Janel Bass Yash Shah Chad Sykes. Players. Toy Manufacturers Ex: Mattel, Nintendo, Sega Toys “R” US (TRU) Warehouse Clubs Ex: Costco, Sam’s Club, BJ’s Federal Trade Commission.
Case Author: F.M. Scherer
Presented by: Janel Bass
1. Reductions in percentage retail margin (PRM)
2. Price as strategic variable for consumer
Act that prohibits “agreements, conspiracies,
or trusts in restraint of trade”
Free-riding, even if it occurred, would not eliminate services.