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OPSM owner to make franchise terms more visible after ACCC probe
Franchise September 10, 2018 11:13 pm By Christine Caulfield

OPSM owner Luxottica has agreed to make its franchise system more transparent after an investigation by the consumer watchdog found the eyewear giant’s disclosures weren’t […]

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Aldi offered $150,000 to settle MoroccanOil dispute
Competition & Consumer Protection September 4, 2018 11:34 pm By Christine Caulfield

Discount supermarket chain Aldi offered $150,000 to end a lawsuit brought by the maker of the popular MoroccanOil line of hair products, a court judgment […]

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Woolworths asks court to toss worker’s sex discrimination case
Employment September 4, 2018 3:59 pm By Christine Caulfield

Woolworths has denied discriminating against a long-serving female manager in one of its Queensland stores and has called on a court to dismiss the worker’s […]

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Woolworths faces $1B backpay claim in challenge to EBA
Employment August 23, 2018 10:05 pm By Christine Caulfield

Supermarket giant Woolworths has been hit with union action to scrap its enterprise bargaining agreement and put it on the hook for $1 billion in […]

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High Court to hear ASIC appeal in outback book-up case
Appeals August 20, 2018 11:25 am By Christine Caulfield

The corporate watchdog has won special leave to appeal to the High Court a ruling that found a general store owner in outback South Australia […]

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Myer stayed silent after CEO’s ‘cloud cuckoo land’ forecast, court told
Trials August 8, 2018 3:03 pm By Christine Caulfield

Myer had an obligation to correct remarks by then CEO Bernie Brookes in 2014 that the department store expected increased profits the following year, because […]

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Big W worker wins $543,000 after injury sidelines career as paramedic
Employment August 6, 2018 7:40 pm By Christine Caulfield

A Big W worker whose on-the-job injury caused her chronic leg and back pain has won $543,000 in damages against Woolworths after the company admitted […]

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Dessert maker Wicked Sister not sweet on trade mark infringement
Intellectual Property August 2, 2018 11:28 pm By Christine Caulfield

Supermarket dessert maker Wicked Sister has brought a trade mark infringement suit against the maker of dipping sauces that this year launched a dessert it […]

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Myer class action funder must pay $1M in security for trial
Class Actions July 30, 2018 8:48 pm By Christine Caulfield

The litigation funder underwriting a class action against Myer will have to fork over another $950,000 in security ahead of what will be a rare […]

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Surfstitch shareholders get hands on ASIC transcripts
Class Actions July 26, 2018 10:23 pm By Christine Caulfield

Investors in a class action against failed online retailer Surfstitch Group won access Thursday to transcripts of interviews of former boss Justin Cameron by the […]

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