The Competition Board concluded the preliminary inquiry conducted about the claim that undertakings operating in the cosmetics and personal care products sectors violated article 4 of the Act no 4054 by determining resale prices and restricting online sales.
Having discussed the information and documents acquired and observations made in the preliminary inquiry in its meeting on 20.10.2022, the Competition Board decided that the findings were significant and sufficient and took the decisions numbered 22-48/696-M(1), 22-48/696-M(2), 22-48/696- M(3), 22-48/696-M(4), 22-48/696-M(5), 22-48/696-M(6) to initiate an investigation about Avon Kozmetik Ürünleri Sanayi ve Ticaret AŞ, Farmasi Enternasyonel Ticaret AŞ, Kosan Kozmetik Pazarlama ve Tic. AŞ, NAOS İstanbul Kozmetik San ve Tic. Ltd. Şti., Pierre Fabre Dermo Kozmetik Ltd. Şti. and Yöntem Profesyonel Kozmetik Ürünleri San. ve Tic. Ltd. Şti.
*Investigation decisions taken by the Competition Board are announced to the public after the decision is notified to the undertakings or associations of undertakings about which an investigation has been initiated. Those announcements are made within the framework of informing the public about the decisions of the Competition Board and cannot be interpreted to mean that the undertakings or associations of undertakings under investigation violated the Act no 4054, or they are or will be subject to penal sanctions under the Act.