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Oscar Wylee lied about charity donations, Australian cout rules
Eyewear on sale in a store.

Oscar Wylee lied about charity donations, Australian cout rules

Oscar Wylee, which operates two stores in Auckland, has been fined AU$3.5 million for breaching Australian Consumer Law after misleading customers over charity donations. On Friday the Federal Court handed ...
Toy importers fined for wholesaling retailers unsafe goods
Business Chamber warns Govt some business will not survive round 2 of lockdown
“Thieves are becoming more brazen”: Shoplifting on the rise, survey finds
Auckland retail returns to lockdown after NZ’s first virus case in 102 days

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Toy importers fined for wholesaling retailers unsafe goods

Two toy importers have been fined a combined $118,000 for supplying unsafe goods to retailers in New Zealand.
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Oscar Wylee lied about charity donations, Australian cout rules

Oscar Wylee, which operates two stores in Auckland, has been fined AU$3.5 million for breaching Australian Consumer Law ...

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.
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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.

Commerce Commission warns Apple, charges NZSALE

Tech giant cops a stern word over possible fair trading breaches.

Steinhoff’s board behaved badly. Why it needs to be held to account

Steinhoff board's remuneration proposal adds insult to injury.

First shots fired over labour law reform

Business NZ criticises government reforms.