Australia’s Big-end retailers up the ante against Government’s Competition Law reform proposal A paper commissioned by the Australian National Retailers’ Association (ANRA) and submitted...

Coles to resist ACCC push to merge unconscionable conduct cases Australian supermarket giant Coles will resist moves by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) to merge into a single...

Potential divestiture threat to Supermarket majors in Australian government Green Paper The Australian Federal Government is considering a range of reforms that would strengthen competition laws and regulation,...

Supermarket bread price wars won’t impact specialty bakers, Roy Morgan Research Woolworths Supermarkets’ recent announcement that they were reducing the price of their Homebrand white bread from...

Deregulation strategy announcement silent on Australia’s Food Safety Standards The strong focus on boosting industry competitiveness in the Australian Government’s Industry Innovation and Competitiveness...

ACCC concerned about Competition Review’s recommendations to weaken ACCC The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has provided some initial comments in response to the draft report...

Supermarkets entering convenience sector to ride new wave of convenience store growth Australia’s two biggest supermarket groups Coles and Woolworths are set to move into the convenience sector, taking...

ACCC Chairman calls for enforceability to be addressed in proposed grocery code In welcoming industry efforts to develop a code of conduct to address unfair practices in the grocery sector, the Australian...

Supermarkets sure to move into pharmacy with recommended changes in competition law With the recently-released Harper Competition Review Draft Report recommending that current recommendations on ownership...

Australian Competition Policy Review panel issues draft recommendations A comprehensive review of Australia’s competition laws and policies has been welcomed by industry bodies as ‘the most significant’...