The Australian Food and Grocery Council, Australia’s peak food and grocery manufacturing industry group, has welcomed the government’s plan to examine creeping acquisitions laws, labelling...

The Council of Small Business of Australia (COSBOA) claims the Consumer Choice website has misleading information that gives free promotion for Coles and Woolworths and provides distorted information to...

The ACCC report into the state of competition in the grocery sector was released to mixed reactions yesterday. Federal Government “I believe that our action plan, combined with the broader reforms...

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission yesterday handed their 642-page report into the state of competition in the grocery industry to the Federal Government and it has been suggested that...

The latest TNS Worldpanel grocery market share figures, for the 12 weeks ending 13th July 2008 reveal that the success of the UK discounters is continuing. The discount supermarkets now account for a...

British Retail Consortium (BRC) Director General, Stephen Robertson, has urged all politicians to seriously consider the impact of any grocery regulation, as the costs are ultimately borne by customers...

Wesfarmers, the owner of Coles supermarkets since the $20b purchase of Coles Group last year, has disputed claims that the turnaround of the supermarket giant is taking too long. Wesfarmers CEO, Richard...

Tesco has launched a legal challenge to one of the remedies recommended by the Competition Commission in its latest inquiry into the grocery sector. Like the ACCC, the competition watchdog in the UK recently...

The climate is now right for Australia to embark on a third wave of competition and consumer policy law reform, ACCC Chairman, Mr Graeme Samuel, said today. The proposed reforms already foreshadowed to...

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) announced today that it will oppose the proposed acquisition of the Karabar Supabarn supermarket by Woolworths Limited. Woolworths proposed the...