Gas stations in Wisconsin sued a gas station that sold gasoline cheaper than them - ForumDaily
The article has been automatically translated into English by Google Translate from Russian and has not been edited.
Переклад цього матеріалу українською мовою з російської було автоматично здійснено сервісом Google Translate, без подальшого редагування тексту.
Bu məqalə Google Translate servisi vasitəsi ilə avtomatik olaraq rus dilindən azərbaycan dilinə tərcümə olunmuşdur. Bundan sonra mətn redaktə edilməmişdir.

Gas stations in Wisconsin sued a gas station that sold gasoline cheaper than them

Amid historical gasoline prices across the country, several stations are suing a competitor for keeping prices significantly low. Newsweek.

Photo: Shutterstock

Several competing gas stations in the Woodman's Market area of ​​Waukesh, Wisconsin, have filed a lawsuit against the gas station, alleging that it sells gasoline below cost. Competitors claim that this is a violation of the Wisconsin Fraudulent Sales Act.

Court documents list companies operating nearby BP and Shell gas stations as plaintiffs in the case. Both are seeking $80 in damages. An amount based on the 000 days they claim Woodman's kept prices too low.

As of March 19, the average price of a gallon of gasoline in Wisconsin was about $3,93. Woodman's currently offers gasoline at $3,59 a gallon, based on data obtained by Newsweek from GasBuddy. BP and Shell branches in Waukesha list prices of $3,89-$3,99 per gallon.

On the subject: A South Carolina man saved a drowning man, then shot him, but he won't get anything for it

Woodman's, for its part, defended its prices in light of the lawsuit. The station said its prices would compete with Costco, which is 10 km from Pewokee, which the station considers its main competitor. GasBuddy's listings show that Costco sells gasoline in the area for $3,49 a gallon. The company filed a counterclaim seeking dismissal.

"These allegations have no legal or factual basis," attorneys Eric Meyer and Emily Logan Steadman wrote in the motion.

“First, for two days Waukesha Woodman's sold gasoline above the legal price. Second, on 38 other days, Waukesha Woodman's legally set the price of regular unleaded fuel to match/attempt to match Pewukee Costco, which is one of Woodman's competitors. As a result of the foregoing, Woodman's is not subject to this action and the court should grant Woodman's motion for summary judgment and dismiss the gas station's claims in their entirety,” they said.

Woodman's customers have confirmed they went to gas stations because of the lower prices. There were also long queues at the station on March 18, while other gas stations in the area had only a few customers at a time.

You may be interested in: top New York news, stories of our immigrants and helpful tips about life in the Big Apple - read it all on ForumDaily New York.

Membership retailers such as Costco and Sam's Club can often charge much lower gas prices at their gas stations compared to standard gas stations in their area. According to Reader's Digest, they may charge such a small fee because about 75 percent of their profits come from subscription fees.

Read also on ForumDaily:

US bans 99 Russian planes from flying, including Roman Abramovich's business jet

The elixir of youth and the longevity gene: how modern science fights aging

Soon, most Americans will automatically increase their credit score: how and why

Miscellanea In the U.S. gasoline PFS Woodman's
Subscribe to ForumDaily on Google News

Do you want more important and interesting news about life in the USA and immigration to America? — support us donate! Also subscribe to our page Facebook. Select the “Priority in display” option and read us first. Also, don't forget to subscribe to our РєР ° РЅР ° Р »РІ Telegram  and Instagram- there is a lot of interesting things there. And join thousands of readers ForumDaily New York — there you will find a lot of interesting and positive information about life in the metropolis. 



 
1081 requests in 1,177 seconds.