Toughening Gift Card Consumer Laws

Toughening Gift Card Consumer Laws

Last year, NSW legislation came into effect requiring gift cards to have a minimum expiry period of 3 years.  In a similar vein, Federal legislation passed on 25 October 2018, amending the Compet...
Top 3 must-read articles for retailers

Top 3 must-read articles for retailers!

We know how important your business is to you – after all, your business is our business!  To help protect your business, we’ve put together our top 3 “must-read” articles for retail business own...
Top 3 tips for running a sales promotion (legally)

Top 3 tips for running a sales promotion (legally)

Retailers and businesses need to be quick when it comes to planning and executing sales promotions in a fast paced consumer goods market.  However, it is important to take the time to consider wh...
Are your marketing slogans misleading?

Are your marketing slogans misleading?

Many consumers are enticed by quick-fix weight loss programs – especially when they are advertised at affordable prices such as Jenny Craig’s “Lose 10kg for $10” advertisements. However, the ACCC has...
Marketing or misleading?

Marketing or misleading?

The ACCC has commenced proceedings against domain registration companies, Domain Name Corp Pty Ltd and Domain Name Agency Pty Ltd (also trading as Domain Name Register) for alleged misleading and dece...
Make sure your imported goods are safe

Make sure your imported goods are safe

With injury reporting issues on the table, it is relevant to note that the ACCC has highlighted concerns about the safety of cheap imported goods after a 12 per cent increase in recalls due to goods n...
Changes to food labelling requirements

Changes to food labelling requirements

You may have noticed the new food labelling ads recently as the ACCC now has power to enforce new food labelling laws regarding the country of origin of food products. The new system, which came into...
Make sure your self-sourced products are safe

Make sure your self-sourced products are safe

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) fined supermarket giant Woolworths more than $3 million for their delay in notifying the consumer watchdog about a number of faulty products....
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