Revealing the 8 tactics behind retail pricing algorithms

The just-released report of the inquiry into price gouging and unfair pricing conducted by Allan Fels for the Australian Council of Trades Unions does more than identify the likely offenders. It finds the biggest are supermarkets, banks, airlines and electricity companies. It’s not enough to know their

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NRA says retailers deserve better protection

The National Retail Association has expressed disappointment with the meagre sentence handed to the first person convicted under laws supposedly designed to protect retail workers from violence. NRA Director – Policy, David Stout, said retail business owners and their employees had been watching the case

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Stronger penalties to protect retailers from customer abuse

The National Retail Association has today welcomed the introduction of the Assaults on Retail Workers Bill in the New South Wales Parliament, saying tougher penalties will better protect front line workers from customer abuse. New South Wales is the second State to introduce regulations, after

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Fast fashion: The issue with the retailers’ return policy

Fashion has a notorious environmental footprint, accounting for up to 10% of global carbon dioxide output. This is exacerbated by a fast fashion business model which encourages the frequent purchase of low-priced and non-durable items. Around 30% of online purchases are subsequently returned, much of which goes to landfill.

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