Stores wait on EU cut price ruling.
The pre-Christmas rush hinges on a landmark ruling expected in the European Court on Tuesday involving retail giant Tesco and Levi Strauss.
A decision allowing Tesco to stock jeans without Levi's consent would open the floodgates for other branded goods to be sold cheaply in the UK.
Rival supermarket Asda has pre-empted the ruling by promising to put up to pounds 25m worth of designer goods on sale from tomorrow.
Asda said offers would include fragrances from Dolce & Gabbana, Clinique and Calvin Klein for up to half the price on the high street.
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|Publication:||South Wales Echo (Cardiff, Wales)|
|Date:||Nov 19, 2001|
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