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Cost of scams up 43 per cent in 2018: ACCC

Scams cost Aussie consumers and businesses nearly $500 million.

Suppliers call on ACCC to investigate retailers

Frustrated suppliers question how compliant supermarkets are.

Franchising report reveals “deeply rooted cultural problems”

Several changes recommended to shift balance of power.

ACCC: Google and Facebook are “unavoidable business partners”

Consumer watchdog reports on digital platforms’ impact on advertising.

ACCC blames retailers for petrol price cycle

The practice is not illegal, but infuriates drivers, consumer watchdog says.

Aussie businesses have lost $2.8 million to email scams in 2018

Medium-sized businesses are most vulnerable, watchdog says.

Kogan hurt by GST changes

Overseas competitors and a weaker dollar force Kogan’s margins down.

Data reform to give consumers more control

ACCC chair discusses the implementation of the Consumer Data Right.

ACCC calls for stronger penalties in franchising sector

More robust Code of Conduct needed to protect franchisees, says watchdog.

Companies violating consumer law could now face higher penalties

Australian consumer law penalties set to soar.

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