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Strandbags hit with seven counts of misleading sales practices in New Zealand

The Commerce Commission alleges that between July 2018 and January 2020, Strandbags used misleading sales practices to s...

Victoria enters snap seven-day lockdown

Victorians will only be able to leave the house for key reasons, which don't include retail beyond basic groceries.

FWO targets warehousing firm for underpaying workers more than $360,000

Winit workers regularly worked up to 60 to 70 hour weeks, but weren’t paid penalty or overtime entitlements.

Anti-monopoly fine pushes Alibaba to first operating loss as public company

The company's U.S.-listed shares fell nearly 3% in choppy trading, even as the company forecast strong 2022 revenue.

Telstra fined $50m for unconscionable conduct toward Indigenous Australians

Telstra staff manipulated credit assessments, and employed unlawful sales tactics against Indigenous Australians.

Industry groups warn watchdog of “anti-competitive” Woolies in PFD probe

The proposed undertakings put forward by Woolworths earlier this week did nothing to address the concerns they had alrea...

The Daily Edited co-founders settle out of court, Tran exits the business

According to SMH, Tran said she had wanted to sell out of the business for a long time, and finished up with the luxury ...

South Australia gears up for referendum on retail trading hours

The referendum, which is likely to be held on March 19 next year, could bring SA in line with other state’s trading hour...

A focus on digital, training and tax: How the budget stacks up for retail

“Every business in Australia is now a digital business,” said Prime Minister Scott Morrison.

Gucci, Facebook file joint lawsuit against alleged counterfeiter

Gucci and Facebook have filed a joint lawsuit in California against an individual who allegedly used the U.S. group's so...

What we know so far about lawsuits over unpaid rent during Covid-19

Court rulings have tended to favour landlords so far, but retail tenants could get the last laugh.

NRA launches wage compliance hub in Western Australia

The NRA partnered with the Western Australian Government to create an education hub to assist businesses with wage compl...

NSW to name and shame companies for payroll tax avoidance

Companies in New South Wales that avoid paying payroll tax on unpaid wages could soon face significantly harsher penalti...

ATO targets sale of ‘illicit alcohol’ on retail premises

“We take these illicit alcohol manufacturing and distribution behaviours very seriously and impose substantial penalties...

Real Estate Institute of NSW calls for retail leases to be standardised

The move could, in theory, avoid costly negotiation processes, and allow businesses to get up and running sooner.