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ACCC Archives

Kogan fined by ACCC

Online retailer in trouble for misleading shoppers during Father's Day promotion.

Harvey Norman franchisee fined

ACCC bill adds up for electrical franchisees.

‘Hoverboard’ recalls highlight import dangers

Consumers urged to buy electronics from established, Australian retailers.

ASIC urged to investigate Dick Smith collapse

Corporate watchdog urged to investigate as ACCC monitors unfolding situation.

ACCC takes on Woolies

Legal action adds to Woolworths' woes.

OzSale in hot water with ACCC

Watchdog takes online retailer to court over children's nightwear.

Supermarkets step up to concerns

Major retailers resolve to clarify code of conduct with their suppliers.

Chrisco’s layby terms ‘unfair’

Court finding puts Christmas hamper company on the naughty list.

Lyoness scheme not pyramid, court finds

Federal Court finds online shopping club's loyalty program does not contravene consumer laws.

ACCC commits to Grocery Code of Conduct

Watchdog working to ensure Grocery Code of Conduct succeeds, despite concerns over implementation.

Woolies and Aldi respond to ACCC probe

Woolworths and Aldi hit back after being singled out by watchdog in grocery code review.

ACCC investigating Woolworths, Aldi

ACCC investigating implementation of new grocery code of conduct.

ACCC backs competition reforms

Competition key to a strong and innovative Australian economy, says ACCC.

ACCC takes aim at photography retailer

Photography business operating pop up stores and kiosks in shopping centres accused of misleading conduct.

Coles expansion plans under the microscope

The ACCC has raised competition concerns over Coles' plan to buy nine Supabarn supermarkets.

Fels to chair 7-Eleven panel

Inaugural ACCC chair, Professor Allan Fels, to head two person independent panel.

ACCC fines online retailer

Online kitchen appliance retailer stung by consumer watchdog for resale price maintenance.

ACCC approves global stationery acquisition

ACCC gives green light for Staples’ proposed acquisition of Office Depot.

OPINION: Aldi’s profit disclosure raises more questions

Jared Dickson weighs in on Aldi's surprise move revealing of its pre-tax earnings.

Watchdog backs Coles acquisition

ACCC will not oppose Coles' proposed acquisition of WA supermarket after accepting court enforceable undertaking.