scoop.co.nz 22 Mar, 2021 05:30 am

HP New Zealand Seeks Authorisation For Resale Price Maintenance In Relation To Its HP Online Stores

HP New Zealand Seeks Authorisation For Resale Price Maintenance In Relation To Its HP Online Stores
The Commerce Commission has received an application from HP New Zealand (HP) seeking authorisation to engage in resale price maintenance (RPM) in relation to its proposed arrangements for its HP online store and prospective HP online marketplace stores. ...

The Commerce Commission has received an application from HP New Zealand (HP) seeking authorisation to engage in resale price maintenance (RPM) in relation to its proposed arrangements for its HP online store and prospective HP online marketplace stores.The third-party distributor will also be responsible for the physical supply of HP products to customers purchasing from the HP online store, or future HP online marketplace stores.This will only apply to products sold through the HP online store or future HP online marketplace stores.HP imports, distributes and supplies HP products in New Zealand through its network of distributors, retail channel partners and resellers for resupply to consumers and business customers.

HP does not currently sell directly to consumers in New Zealand.HP’s proposed arrangements involve HP supplying HP products to a third-party distributor, which will on-sell direct to customers and receive payments from customers through HP’s new e-commerce platform.

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