14B NCAC 15C .0703      REMOVAL OR DISTURBANCE OF OTHER BRANDS PROHIBITED

No wholesaler shall remove from a retailer's premises any bottles, cartons or kegs bearing brand identification except brands that are distributed by that wholesaler. No wholesaler shall remove, rearrange or otherwise disturb any malt beverages or wine displayed on a retail licensed premises by another wholesaler, except:

(1)           to return merchandise to its properly assigned shelf space when it has been inadvertently placed in the wholesaler's assigned space; or

(2)           to remove a competitor's product from a promotional display area that has been assigned to the wholesaler, and the competitor's personnel are not available to move their own product from the area at the time the wholesaler's product is scheduled to go on promotion.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 18B‑207; 18B‑1116(b);

Eff. January 1, 1982;

Amended Eff. July 1, 1992; May 1, 1984;

Transferred and Recodified from 04 NCAC 02T .0704 Eff. August 1, 2015;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. August 19, 2017.