Posts tagged ‘minimum advertised price’

Westminster Suspending MAP Policy

Late last year Westminster/Rowan/FreeSpirit announced they would be adopting a Minimum Advertised Pricing (MAP) policy. Read more about it, and commenters’ reactions, in this previous post. The policy would have required all shops as of Feb. 1, 2009 to advertise Westminster fabrics for no less than $9.50/yard, though retailers would still be free to sell [...]

Westminster Fabrics Adopting Minimum Advertised Pricing Policy

Retail shop owners recently received a letter from Westminster Fabrics informing them of a new policy that will take effect February 1, 2009. This policy forbids shops from advertising prices for Westminster and Freespirit brand fabrics below the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP), which is 2x the wholesale price. They cannot advertise prices lower than [...]