Unit pricing became mandatory in supermarkets across Australia yesterday, with Competition Minister Dr Craig Emerson suggesting the move will see the average family save at least $96 a year. Unit pricing,...

A caped calculator character called Unit Man will soon be seen in supermarkets and grocery catalogues across Australia in an endeavour to assist consumers better understand unit pricing – which was...

Consumers are reportedly responding well to the increased information offered by unit pricing, according to some of the leading supermarket chains. Unit pricing law came into effect on Wednesday, although...

The Federal Government’s unit pricing* Code of Conduct becomes operable today, with retailers given until 1 December 2009 to display unit pricing on food based grocery items. The Australian National...

The Consumer Affairs Minister, Chris Bowen MP, yesterday released the draft industry code to implement a mandatory unit pricing scheme. “This code – once enacted – will create a nationally‑consistent...

Chris Bowen, the Minister for Competition Policy and Consumer Affairs, has today announced the details of the Federal Government’s plans for the roll-out of a mandatory unit pricing regime. They...

Australia’s Consumer Affairs Minister, Chris Bowen, has told reporters in Sydney today that the framework for a national unit pricing scheme is nearing completion and will be revealed early next...

Woolworths has launched a roll-out of unit pricing at their 780 stores, making them the first national retailer to display both the actual and unit price on their labels. Aldi, which only operates in Australia’s...

Peak retail industry body the Australian Retailers Association (ARA) has urged state and federal governments to restrict the introduction of new legislation that could burden retailers with added compliance...

Competition Policy & Consumer Affairs Minister, Chris Bowen, has released an issues paper calling for public comment on developing a national unit pricing regime. This is the next step toward introducing...