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Perhaps I didn't state enough details. The daughter recently took over the business and 2 months ago in a telephone conversation, the manufacturer told me my prices on Amazon were too low. An email followed stating that I must not sell below their MAP and a contract would follow. I complied with their request to raise my prices even though Amazon told me that I didn't have to.
I started selling their product on Amazon 5 years ago and recently they listed there own products, too. As far as I am able to determine, I am their only competition on the Internet with my web site and Amazon sales.
There has never been any problem until April when one of my orders wasn't shipped. It caused a lot of problems for me. I have always paid by credit card and have never returned anything including their shipping mistakes.
This involves interstate sales. The vendor is in CA where I believe MAP is illegal.
Does it matter that the promised MAP contract was never sent even though I said I would sign it if it seemed reasonable? Also, there isn't even a price list that states what the MAP prices are.
No complaints from the manufacturer were issued after I raised my prices. However, my orders were held and my inquiries about shipping were unanswered.
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