As reported, “suppliers of agricultural and food products to the stores owned by the company had to pay many additional and unjustified charges.” “The purpose of these fees was to reduce the remuneration due to the company’s contractors by Eurocash” – stated in the Wednesday communiqué of the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection.
“The President of UOKiK, Tomasz Chróstny, imposed a fine of over PLN 76 million on Eurocash for the unfair use of contractual advantage,” the office reported.
“The conducted proceedings showed that Eurocash collected from suppliers of agricultural and food products a number of additional and unjustified fees. Some of the services paid for by contractors were not performed at all, and some of the company should provide under the signed contract without additional remuneration. they did not receive information about the costs and results of certain services, said the President of UOKiK, quoted in the press release.