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Government report talks up parallel imports

A freeing up of shopping centre planning and zoning regulations; deregulation of trading hours; and a review of employee remuneration and work practices are the…

No comfort in ACCC ‘milk wars’ ruling

‘There is a need to look at some competition laws with real teeth,’ Senator Xenophon said, querying the ability of the Australian Consumer and Competition…

Push back on lease costs

Michael Coyne, (formerly Frontier Photographics, Darwin), argues that it’s a lessee’s market, and a great opportunity to get a better deal on your retail space:…

Aussie retailers need freedom from Choice

June 2, 2011: Know what’s wrong with your retail business? Choice does: You’re charging too much and your customer service is lousy! ‘The pressure from…

Distributors struck dumb by new consumer laws

Tasmania photo specialist Bruce Smart put a few simple questions to his camera suppliers way back in January this year seeking clarification of measures contained…

Australian retailing under the microscope

May 26, 2010: Maxwell International managing director, John Swainston’s submission to the Productivity Commission enquiry into Australian retailing, while providing one of the most comprehensive…

GST angst ‘delusional’

May 26, 2011: The following contribution comes from a passionate and articulate photographer who has been following the current debate on the GST-free imports debate:…

Camera makers – where are they taking us?

April 28, 2011: Several of the more independent-minded US-based writers on camera technology and photography got together this month for a wide-ranging exchange of views…

The market’s being half-inched!

April 7, 2011: ‘I read Photo Counter’s ‘Lemons – Make Lemonade’ article with interest, having experienced some challenges in maintaining our grip on the market…

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