Is Woolworths leading industry change by not stocking Australia Day merch?

Woolworths to stop stocking Australia Day-themed merchandise despite backlash. Supplied: Bigstock.
Woolworths Group’s announcement earlier this month that it will no longer sell Australia Day-themed merchandise for the upcoming national holiday due to “a decline in demand” has been met with praise by supporters and calls for a boycott by critics.  But will it lead to widespread industry change, or dissuade other retailers from speaking out about January 26?  Dr Abas Mirzaei, a marketing lecturer at Macquarie University, told Inside Retail that “Woolworths is a household name

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