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Commerce Commission

Commerce Commission Archives

Online retailer fined for selling unsafe bicycles

Container Door has been fined $54,000 for selling bikes without front brakes.

Consumer complaints up 20 per cent in FY19

The Commerce Commission has released new information about consumer complaints.

Not enough competition in fuel retailing: Commerce Commission

Why consumers are paying more at the pump than they need to.

Retail second most complained about industry

E-commerce cops one quarter of total retail complaints.

Fashion retailer removes misleading labels from imported clothing

Labels reading "Fabrique en Nouvelle-Zeland" removed.

Goodwear admits to insufficient warning labels

Fashion provider failed to provide sufficient labelling.

Commerce Commission warns Apple, charges NZSALE

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

Commerce Commission goes after Bunnings

Commission confirms charges filed against for misleading advertising.

Discount retailer cops safety charges

Commerce Commission files 28 charges against discount retailer for safety breaches.

Baby City charged for defective cots

Baby products retailer facing charges for selling defective cots.

Retailers warned on Easter holiday surcharges

Commerce Commission warns retailers not to mislead consumers on holiday surcharges.

Consumers lose out with higher regulated access broadband

Spark outraged as forced to increase retail voice and broadband pricing.

Mobile trader under whip

One trader of 32 prosecuted and not granted name suppression.

Mislead consumers on discounts and pay price

Advice relevant in face of focus on Dick Smith pre-Christmas discounts.

Baa Baa Beads warned over health claims

Businesses only permitted to make claims based on facts and credible sources of information.