Creeping acquisitions are under the spotlight again as the Government promises reform to honour their election commitment. The Assistant Treasurer and Minister for Competition Policy and Consumer Affairs,...

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...

Major legislation changes are likely to be recommended when the ACCC release their report into the competitiveness of the grocery industry, based on comments made by ACCC Chairman Graeme Samuel yesterday. Speaking...

The ACCC Grocery Price Inquiry held it’s last planned public hearing in Melbourne yesterday, with Metcash the final company to be put under the spotlight. Metcash, Australia’s largest wholesaler,...

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) resumed their grocery price inquiry in Melbourne yesterday, with Coles the latest supermarket to be put under the spotlight and forced to deny...

The Horticultural Code, introduced last year, could soon be extended to incorporate retailers. The code currently regulates trade in horticulture produce between growers and wholesale traders to encourage...

Woolworths Chief Executive, Michael Luscombe, has admitted at the ACCC’s grocery price inquiry that Woolworths’ mark-ups are higher in Australia than New Zealand. Mr Luscombe said the margins...

Woolworths, Australia’s biggest grocer, has indicated that food inflation for the month of April was well below the figures seen in March. Inflation in the March quarter was registered at 4.5% according...