Myer Joins eBay

Myer Joins eBay

Myer has been next in the trend of big retail stores to join the eBay bandwagon.  After a 5-week trial, the department store’s new eBay store has gone live with over 10,000 products. eBay is oft...
Could you be affected by new Gift Card laws?

Could you be affected by new Gift Card laws?

Who doesn’t love getting a gift card! They are a great way to choose your own gift as they provide flexibility to choose what you would like and guilt free shopping!  Almost all of my retail clie...
Does your marketing team know the law?

Does your marketing team know the law?

 The best way to learn is from other people’s mistakes, and I’ve seen many companies get hit with huge penalties because of their marketing activities over the past year. Last year in particular...
The fine line between marketing & misleading conduct

The fine line between marketing & misleading conduct

I have seen this many times – a client is passionate about their product and think it’s the best thing since sliced bread (and sometimes it actually is!). In the excitement and enthusiasm for the prod...
Unfair terms hampering your holiday trading season

Unfair terms hampering your holiday trading season

I love the holiday season! Christmas trees and lights, carols in the stores, the smell of gingerbread.  I also love the business of getting ready, preparing holiday meals and spending time with f...
Are you really purchasing “Free Range” eggs

Are you really purchasing “Free Range” eggs?

The ACCC has been investigating potentially misleading “free range” claims by egg producers. The Federal Court has ordered a hefty penalty of $250,000 against Darling Downs Fresh Eggs for engaging in...
Online shopping to become more expensive

Online shopping to become more expensive

Currently, the Goods and Services Tax (GST), imposed at a rate of ten per cent, applies only to the importation of goods into Australia with a value in excess of AU$1,000. That is, all goods of ‘low v...
Featured: Tips & Traps of Contracting in China

Featured: Tips & Traps of Contracting in China

If you have contracts in China or overseas, we have recently featured a number of articles that you may find useful, including Factory Planning Principles Improve Supply Chain Quality and Ti...
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