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ACCC clears Woolworths acquisition of MyDeal

ACCC clears Woolworths acquisition of MyDeal

Following an extensive review, the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) says it will not oppose Woolworths’ proposed acquisition of MyDeal. The competition regulator concluded that both b...
Online tool launched for Kiwis to lodge food complaints
Isolation rules fuelling ‘long Covid’ for businesses
Redbubble may appeal court order to pay Hells Angels for using logo
Why Amazon’s offer to change the way it uses seller data is a big deal

Legal Archives

Consumer body warns about EDreams as travel plans become nightmares

Watchdog advises customers to book directly with the airline or a New Zealand-based travel agent.

Foodstuffs cites major progress on grocery inquiry recommendations

Grocery giant says it is implementing unit pricing and has removed as many land covenants as it could.

Toy wholesaler fined for selling train with choking risk

A retail inspection program led by the Commerce Commission found that small parts of the toy came free making a choking ...

MPs urged to vote for Easter trading bill to ensure debate

Retail NZ CEO, Greg Harford, said businesses should have the right to choose whether to stay open or closed over Easter.

Commission warns Panasonic over pricing law breaches

An investigation led by the competition watchdog found that Panasonic had likely enforced a minimum price on the resale ...

Retailers warn ‘Fair Pay’ deals will drive inflation

“On average, net retail margins are just under 4 per cent in our sector. This means that for every $20 spent, a retaile...

Shein sued for US$100 million by artist over ‘stolen’ design

The filing includes a comparison of her artwork and a wall hanging sold by Shein that appears to feature an exact replic...

Facing up: Choice reveals retailers scanning customer ‘faceprints’ on entry

Kmart, The Good Guys and Bunnings were found to use facial recognition technology to identify customers who enter stores...

Tumu stores sale raises issues for Commerce Commission

Six Tumu stores, that were previously trading under ITM branding, are located in Gisborne, Napier, Hastings, Havelock No...

Amazon vs Reliance vs Future: Inside India’s biggest retail battle

India has seen many corporate battles. But the ongoing combat between global giant Amazon and domestic behemoth Reliance...

Aldi dashes hopes of imminent New Zealand launch

But the acting PM was right: Aldi has been eyeing this market for more than two decades.

Major US retailers sign charter to end racial bias in retail environments

Calla Rongerude, director of Open to All, said the study "underscored the pervasiveness of unfair treatment" of BIPOC sh...

Visa, Mastercard to face probe after new retail payments law enacted

Credit and debit card networks Mastercard and Visa are on notice they will be the first to face Commerce Commission scru...

Be seen, be heard: Why The Body Shop has partnered with the UN

The Body Shop has partnered with the United Nations to launch a new campaign, ‘Be Seen, Be Heard’, which seeks to empowe...

Government to boost police resources to prevent retailer ram raids

Retail NZ chief executive Greg Harford estimates ram raids and other retail crime is costing at least $1 billion a year....