TRENTON, N.J. -- The Private Label Brokers Group and seven independent broker companies have filed an appeal of a ruling made in late October that held the in-house broker arrangement between Wakefern Food Corp., Elizabeth, N.J., and a Texas-based broker did not violate the Robinson-Patman Act. Texas, is a violation of the Robinson-Patman Act and gives MMI an unfair competitive advantage by tortiously interfering with economic relationships between locally based brokers and the suppliers ...
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