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Kmart to review toy safety procedures after regulatory probe

Kmart will change the way it age grades its home brand toys in New Zealand after a Commerce Commission investigation fou...

HP gains final clearance for resale price maintenance

HP New Zealand has been cleared to engage in resale price maintenance (RPM), the Commerce Commission has determined.

Crocs claims Rivers stole its famous sandal design

US sandal brand Crocs is taking Mosaic Brands’ Rivers to court over a perceived infringement on the trademark of its fam...

A new accord to protect garment workers is in effect. Here’s what’s in it

The agreement replaces the landmark Bangladesh Accord implemented after a building collapse killed more than 1100 garmen...

Dairy owners seek vaccine priority, more police patrols

“The corner dairy is again to the fore as an essential business,” says Sunny Kaushal, chair of the Dairy and Business Ow...

New Balance targets Michael Kors for trademark infringement

“Customer confusion is a near certainty because the Michael Kors N design appears in a virtually identical commercial co...

5 e-commerce experts weigh in on Australia’s online marketplace inquiry

We asked some of Australia's most experienced online retailers about the issues surrounding online marketplaces.

HP set to receive clearance for retail price management of online store

Interested parties now have the opportunity to make submissions on the commission’s preliminary decision until August 20...

Trade Me wins clearance to buy Homes site

Trade Me is now free to purchase online property sales site Homes.co.nz after the Commerce Commission cleared the acquis...
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Grocery retailing duopoly “not serving” New Zealanders

Rivals "unable to compete with the major grocery retailers on price and product range" says Commerce Commission.

France rolls out vaccination requirement. Here’s what it means for you

As the Delta strain of Covid-19 continues to spread around the world, some governments are making proof of vaccination o...

Michael Avenatti sent to prison for Nike extortion scheme

Avenatti still faces three other criminal fraud trials, including for defrauding Daniels, whose legal name is Stephanie ...
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France investigates Zara, Uniqlo for concealing crimes against humanity

French prosecutors have opened an investigation into four fashion retailers suspected of concealing crimes against human...

Commerce Commission isn’t sold on TradeMe’s potential property site purchase

TradeMe is aiming to buy up Homes.co.nz, though the watchdog believes this could lessen competition.

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.