Monthly Archives: January 2008


In our discussion of the alleged Shabbos Robe Cartel, I mentioned that there is extensive discussion in the Halachic literature of the permissibility of undercutting the market price. In this post we shall give the basic background of that discussion, … Continue reading

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The (Alleged) Shabbos Robe Cartel

The Jerusalem Post recently1 ran an article which contained allegations of collusion among retailers and manufacturers of Shabbos robes. From the article: Come January 1, the 29 retailers across the US and Canada that sell loungewear and hostess gowns are … Continue reading

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Barron Hilton's Fortune

From a recent Reuters article: NEW YORK, Dec 26 (Reuters) – U.S. hotel heiress Paris Hilton’s potential inheritance dramatically diminished after her grandfather Barron Hilton announced plans on Wednesday to donate 97 percent of his $2.3 billion fortune to charity. … Continue reading

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