Last September, we noted that the end of restrictive leasing practices by Woolworths and Coles could lead to increased competition by supermarkets. The ACCC has now negotiated similar deals with Aldi, Foodworks, Franklins and Metcash, which should eventually have a useful cost-reducing effect (and give you more supermarket choices at your local centre). [ACCC]
More Supermarkets Join The Anti-Restrictive-Leasing Brigade
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