JD Sports faces CMA fine for ‘cartel activity’ on alleged football shirt price-fixing

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JD Sports is facing a hefty fine from the competition watchdog after admitting to “cartel activity” by fixing the retail price of football shirts.

The Competition and Markets Authority has provisionally found evidence of illegal price fixing of Rangers Football Club merchandise that lasted “at least” 10 months between September 2018 and July 2019.

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