Contracts Keyed to Farnsworth
Sally Beauty Co. v. Nexxus Products Co
The Plaintiff acquired the Best Barber Beauty & Supply Company (Best). Both firms were distributors of hair care and beauty products. The Plaintiff succeeded to Best’s rights and interests in all of Best’s contracts. One such contract was with the Defendant. Said contract made Best an exclusive distributor in a certain market. The Defendant thereafter renounced its obligations under the contract when Best was merged into the Plaintiff. The Plaintiff was a wholly owned subsidiary of a direct competitor of the Defendant, Alberto-Culver company. The Plaintiff subsequently sued for breach of contract.
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