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Retailers rage over Christmas hours

  Retailers are divided following the introduction of extended trading hours in the lead up to Christmas in Western Australia and South Australia, with one WA- based independent lobby group slamming the state’s legislation as a “further grab by Wesfarmers and Woolworths to take as much business as they can”. In WA, the extended trading hours, which begin on December 5, include an earlier 8am opening on Sundays and later 6pm closing on Saturdays and Sundays. Shopping hours for public