Colse facing court over claims of predatory pricing on cigarettes

Colse facing court over claims of predatory pricing on cigarettes

2 years ago
Coles is battling a Federal Court claim of misuse of market power for predatory pricing on its cigarettes. Former tobacco store owners Anthony, Rebecca and Michael Rachelle have brought the claim against the supermarket giant which will be heard in the Federal Court on Friday. Anthony and Rebecca Rachelle owned a cigarette store in the town of Cowes on Phillip Island and Michael Rachelle owned a store in Kilmore, just north of Melbourne. They claimed […]
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Thank you, taxpayers, for smoking

2 years ago
As per Brisbane Times report as Australians have weaned themselves off tobacco, one part of the country has become more addicted to cigarettes and smoking. The federal budget. So addicted is the budget to the revenues gleaned from smokers that if this year the government delivers a surplus, it will be solely due to the nation’s smokers. Two specific measures, announced in the 2016-17 and 2018-19 budgets, are pivotal to the government’s surplus pledge. And […]
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