…but would a ban be an unwarranted and even possibly illegal constraint on a practice that seems to have been given official sanction in a “maximum harmonisation” Directive? Paul Taylor investigates.
Following the environment secretary's recent threat to ban BOGOFs on perishable foods, opinion is divided among retailers as to whether this will really benefit consumers. But is a ban legally possible? Click here to read a short briefing note we have prepared looking at the commercial and legal issues.