November 9, 1942


OPA Issues Stern Warnings to Retailers
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Office of Price Administration (OPA) on Saturday issued a warning to in excess of 4,000 retailers in its strongest and most encompassing enforcement of price controls to date. Retailers were warned that they will lose their rights to sell with continued violation of the maximum price regulation. Leon Henderson, chief of the OPA, admonished other retailers “…more drastic action…” is held for retailers guilty of more grievous actions, including decreasing per-package quantities, selling of inferior-quality product, and “plain overcharging.”

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