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Win a year’s worth of Qantas flights, hotel stays and fuel
2 weeks ago

Win a year’s worth of Qantas flights, hotel stays and fuel

We’re rewarding two Qantas Frequent Flyer members who have been fully vaccinated with a years’ worth of flights, hotel stays and fuel.

We’re all dreaming about …
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ACCC approves Virgin, 7-Eleven ‘points for petrol’ deal
4 months ago

ACCC approves Virgin, 7-Eleven ‘points for petrol’ deal

irgin Australia looks set to launch its points-earning alliance with 7-Eleven following interim authorisation for the partnership being granted by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission.

The ACCC’s temporary seal …
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Woolworths’ takeover undertakings a ‘smokescreen’: independents
6 months ago

Woolworths’ takeover undertakings a ‘smokescreen’: independents

Undertakings made by Woolworths to win a green light for its $552 million acquisition of a controlling stake in PFD Food Services are a “smokescreen,” say five food service and …
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Woolworths pledges to ‘do the right thing’ in $552m deal
6 months ago

Woolworths pledges to ‘do the right thing’ in $552m deal

Woolworths has proposed undertakings to the competition regulator to secure a green light for its $552 million acquisition of a strategic stake in PFD Food Services amid strong opposition from independent distributors …
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Five small business groups urge the ACCC to block Woolworths’ acquisition of PFD Food
8 months ago

Five small business groups urge the ACCC to block Woolworths’ acquisition of PFD Food

Small business groups are urging the competition regulator to block Woolworths’ proposed acquisition of family-run PFD Food Services.

In a letter to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) seen …
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Industry joins in concern about Woolworths acquisition of PFD
8 months ago

Industry joins in concern about Woolworths acquisition of PFD

As reported in the AFR this morning (see more) ACAPMA has joined forces with other retail groups to express concern to the ACCC about the proposed acquisition of PFD Foods …
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Woolworths’ acquisition of PFD Foods faces growing opposition
8 months ago

Woolworths’ acquisition of PFD Foods faces growing opposition

Woolworths is facing growing opposition to its $552 million acquisition of PFD Food Services as the competition regulator delves deeper into the deal’s impact on the $12 billion sector.

Five food service …
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ACCC raises concerns about Woolworths’ PFD acquisition
9 months ago

ACCC raises concerns about Woolworths’ PFD acquisition

By  •  ACAPMA, Competition

Earlier this year, Woolworths announced its intent to acquire 65% of PFD at an estimated total cost of $552M. With more than $2M in annual turnover and employing an estimated …
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ACCC says Woolworths’ proposed $552 million acquisition of food distributor PFD could restrict competition
9 months ago

ACCC says Woolworths’ proposed $552 million acquisition of food distributor PFD could restrict competition

The Australian Consumer and Competition Commission (ACCC) says a $552 million acquisition by Woolworths of privately owned PFD Food Services could give the supermarket giant too much bargaining power and …
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Competition moves – Woolworths and PFD
10 months ago

Competition moves – Woolworths and PFD

ACCC Chairman, Mr Rod Sims recently provided a major address to the National Press Club in Canberra. The address, titled ‘Market power in the COVID-19 era’, highlighted the need for …
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