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ACCC says it needs more time to consider Bunnings acquisition

Hardware chain’s acquisition of Adelaide Tools faces further delays.

Oscar Wylee going to federal court over charity claims

Retailer to defend itself in court over allegedly misleading customers.

ACCC approves collective bargaining for retail energy prices

LFRA CEO hoping for renewable sector to step up during tender process.

Flight Centre pays $252,000 for misleading promotions

Travel group pays fine after 35,000 customers took part in unclear promotions.

Product safety crackdown floated as ACCC reveals millions of recalled products are floating around

ACCC fears over 3 million unsafe products are still in Australian homes.

ACCC proposes joint tendering for retail energy prices

Proposal would allow LFRA members to seek more competitive energy offers.

Costs hidden from potential franchisees

Would-be food franchisees are not being given the full picture before they buy into a business: ACCC.

ACCC won’t oppose Wesfarmers, Catch tie-up

Watchdog finds the proposed acquisition unlikely to lessen competition.

Consumer watchdog calls for new measures to combat Facebook and Google’s digital dominance

The ACCC’s 600-page report makes 23 recommendations for a more even playing field.

Court sides with Woolworths in compostability case

Supermarket was taken to court by the ACCC over sustainability claims.