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Legal Archives

Council decision to ban cars on Golden Mile “disappointing”: RetailNZ

The "Let's Get Wellington Moving" plan could hit shops along the mile and could see delivery services impacted.
Courtroom and gavel

South Auckland superettes caught exploiting migrant labour

Director Balwinder Singh, who tried to undermine investigations, and his wife Jaswinder Kaur have been ordered to pay $1...

Amazon, Facebook targeted by historic G7 deal

Hundreds of billions of dollars could flow into cash-strapped governments by a minimum global corporate tax rate.

Strandbags hit with seven counts of misleading sales practices: ComCom

The Commerce Commission alleges that between July 2018 and January 2020, Strandbags used misleading sales practices to s...

Ardern’s Fair Pay Agreement frustrates industry bodies

Retail NZ chief executive Greg Harford called the system “hugely complicated”.

Gucci, Facebook file joint lawsuit against alleged counterfeiter

Gucci and Facebook have filed a joint lawsuit in California against an individual who allegedly used the U.S. group's so...

What we know so far about lawsuits over unpaid rent during Covid-19

Court rulings have tended to favour landlords so far, but retail tenants could get the last laugh.

Commerce Commission urges retailers to get surcharges right this Easter

The watchdog warns businesses risk breaching the Fair Trading Act if they aren't careful with their surcharges this East...

HP seeks regulatory nod for setting prices on a planned online platform

Approval - if granted - will only apply to products sold through the online store – not resellers.

ComCom seeking supplier, consumer information to help guide grocery probe

The surveys are due to be completed by 25 March, 2021.

Union report describes sexual discrimination, harassment at JB Hi-Fi

83 per cent of surveyed JB staff members have experienced at least one form of gendered harassment.

Thirsty Liquor Tokoroa underpays staff, loses alcohol license

The business had “severe” deficiencies in its record keeping and rostering.

Where on Earth is Jack Ma?

The Financial Times reported that Ma was replaced as a judge in the final episode in November of a game show called Afri...

Noel Leeming warned by ComCom after almost 100 complaints

Noel Leeming warned after it knowingly sold products without stock.

Retail Food Group charged with unconscionable conduct towards franchisees

The ACCC alleges RFG took advantage of its own franchisees between 2015 and 2019.