Franchising experts have labelled the 7-Eleven financial arrangements with franchisees as “unusual” in the wake of serious allegations of employee underpayments and a cover-up by head office. By Broede Carmody
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has issued a warning to mobile retailers, saying it is keeping a close eye on retailers potentially making misleading claims when advertising “waterproof” mobile phones. By Renee Thompson
Prime Minister Tony Abbott has delayed making a final decision on whether or not to introduce an effects test into Australian competition law in order to prevent a potential cabinet split. By Broede Carmody and Renee Thompson
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