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Violation Tracker UK Individual Case

Company: Argos Limited
Current Parent CompanyJ Sainsbury PLC
Parent at the Time of the Penalty Announcement: J Sainsbury PLC
Penalty: £500,000
Year: 2021
Date: 26 March, 2021
Offence Group: consumer-protection-related offences
Offence Type: consumer protection violation
Violation Description: The CMA informed Argos that it believe the company had breached a 2012 undertaking to provide a link to price comparison websites when offering an extended warranty for the domestic electrical products it sold online. Argos agreed to give all customers affected the option to cancel their Argos extended warranties and all could receive a goodwill gesture amounting to over £500,000.
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Competition and Markets Authority
HQ Country of Parent: United Kingdom
Ownership Structure of Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: retailing
Specific Industry of Parent: retail-supermarkets
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