Later parts are basically Cold War propaganda on US' behalf, but I found the rest of it a good read.
Story summary.Freer Enterprises is a recently setup direct sales company that threatens to bring down prices of consumer goods to a fraction of those currently prevailing - by cutting out all sorts of intermediaries & fancy packaging.
This has a shady group alarmed...
Fact sheet.First published: Analog, December 1962.
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Listed among the stories from John Campbell's Astounding/Analog.
Related: Stories of Mack Reynolds.