Majors battle regulators


meeting, team, groupAustralia’s largest retailers will hold closed door meetings with senior politicians today, seeking less regulation in the sector.

The bosses of  Woolworths, Bunnings, and Harvey Norman, are among the retailers expected to lead a string of confidential meetings with Small Business Minister, Bruce Billson; chairman of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, Rod Sims; and Professor Ian Harper; reports The Australian.

Held in Canberra, it will be the first time senior executives across a variety of retail sectors including grocery, fashion, and hardware, have formally gathered together to meet with federal ministers and ­bureaucrats.


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