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ACCC Archives

Watchdog won’t protect retailers from “vigorous competition”

ACCC delays Woolies, BP decision again while warning retailers Amazon putting others out of business is "a harsh reality...

ACCC pops Red Balloon for excessive credit card surcharges

Online retailer pays penalty for alleged breaches.

Large clothing retailers put on notice by ACCC

Competition watchdog receives large amount of complaints over consumer guarantees.

ACCC gives green light to Essilor and Luxottica merger

Sunglass Hut and OPSM owner gets go-ahead for wholesale deal.

ACCC’s quid pro quo on Woolies, BP deal

Watchdog proposes "commercial alliance" while deciding on takeover.

Harvey Norman warranty firms accept ACCC rap

All major electronics, appliance and white goods retailers to be monitored.

Domino’s pays fines for breaching franchise code

Pizza chain penalised by the consumer watchdog.

Consumer watchdog sues Apple

ACCC goes after tech-giant for allegedly misleading consumers over repair policies.

ACCC warns online shoppers of fake online stores

Consumer watchdog issues scam warning to online shoppers.

ACCC won’t appeal Woolworths’ supply scheme ruling

Consumer watchdog won’t appeal 'unconscionable conduct' decision.

Woolworths cleared of dodgy supply conduct

Supermarket conglomerate off the hook after federal court's ruling.

The supply chains changing Australian retail

Globally enabled discount retailers are rocking the boat and changing the way Australian operators approach the market. ...

Major supermarkets draw ACCC ire

Aldi, Coles and Woolworths all on watchdog's radar for fast-track product dumping.

ACCC bans excessive payment fees

Consumer watchdog's ban on excessive fees comes into effect today.

Online retailer cops ACCC fine

Federal Court orders hefty fine over dodgy childrenswear.

JB Hi-Fi to pass on The Good Guys?

Opinion: JB Hi-Fi, long considered the buyer most likely, is now looking less and less likely to acquire The Good Guys.

ACCC won’t oppose Metcash’s Home hardware bid

Competition watchdog gives green light for Metcash's Home Timber & Hardware acquisition from Woolies.

7-Eleven responds to underpayment claims

New CEO of embattled convenience chain responds to 'minimising payments' claims.

ACCC and Flight Centre headed to High Court

Price fixing dispute continues, as Flight Centre today announces new push into Europe.

Coles’ takeover approved by ACCC

Supermarket giant gets the green light for expansion plans.