"While supplies last" is a phrase we all know very well when it comes to special offers. But what happens if this clause is missing and a special offer advertised online is not available?

Maria Lohmann and Christopher Falke deal with this and other questions in the new LEGAL UPDATE #23 based on a ruling by the German Regional Court of Ingolstadt. The case concerns the discount campaign of a large German electronics retailer, which advertised products on its website that could neither be ordered nor picked up on site.

In the current LEGAL UPDATE you can read about the admissibility of such an approach under competition law and why the ruling is also relevant for Austrian retailers.

You can read the whole article here - German only.