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Commerce Commission to give initial ideas on supermarket probe next month
Countdown sales grew steadily in the first quarter.

Commerce Commission to give initial ideas on supermarket probe next month

The Commerce Commission has opened up on the process of its forthcoming study of the supermarket sector, which will aim to find out if the sector could be more competitive. The study will analyse the struct...
Supermarket duopoly faces competition probe
Auckland Pak’nSave store fined for price disparity
Toy importers fined for wholesaling retailers unsafe goods
Oscar Wylee lied about charity donations, Australian cout rules

Legal Archives

Industry highlights business impact as lockdown extended in Auckland

Industry groups say the second round of lockdowns has been "crippling" for businesses.
Woman Shopping In Chancery Square Auckland New Zealand

Business Chamber warns Govt some business will not survive round 2 of lockdown

Auckland Business Chamber asks the Government to "stop picking winners and losers".

Auckland retail returns to lockdown after NZ’s first virus case in 102 days

Lockdown could be bad news for retail sector, says Retail NZ.

Commerce Commission takes high court action against door-to-door retailer

Commission alleges Ace Marketing misled customers with unfair contracts.

In bid to help businesses with rent issues, NZ govt amends Property Law Act

Landlords temporarily required to reduce rent in wake of COVID-19 pandemic.

NZ e-commerce repositions to meet government guidelines

Kiwis can only shop for essentials online in lockdown, leading many sites to reconfigure their offer.

What employers need to know: the legal risk of asking staff to work in smokey air

Employers should have in place measures to manage the risks to health and safety of working outdoors when air quality is...

Holiday season could see unions target retailers

Industrial relations consultancy expects increased union activity during the Christmas period.

Government releases draft of cannabis bill

Information about who could sell and buy cannabis now available.

Do: Love cannot be contained!

Hush Puppies' Charlene Perera weighs in on the burning question of office romances.

Shoplifter arrested as police target retail crime

The arrest was made as part of a police investigation into shoplifting incidents occurring in Dunedin.

Restricted entry to stores, child-proof packaging recommended ahead of cannabis vote

Drug foundation gives recommendations on sale of cannabis.

“Thieves are becoming more brazen”: Shoplifting on the rise, survey finds

Customer theft accounts for most retail crime, study finds.

NZ Government proposes ban on single-use plastic bags

Kiwis are encouraged to provide feedback to the Government.