The ACCC is a government agency. It could be interpreted that way, definitely.
How much notice would you be getting before deletion? But managing director Ian McLeod now says suppliers do share the burden of discounting, only because some of their profit margins are too high.
Not a very pleasant day. As well as selling at below cost, Tony Lutfi says Coles also expected him to pay a rebate, a fee, to use their computerised ordering system.
Barry Clarke says when a Coles buyer approached him with a business proposal, he declined. How often do you see someone in a supermarket drop a product?
Consequently that left us fairly open in relation to how do we continue the business. The best explanation that we were given is that somebody had taken a business decision that during this period we would have very few branded promotions and we would focus on home-brand.
According to the Free Range Farmers Association10, hens per hectare is not sustainable or responsible farming. If I take you back four years ago it was probably 2.
He says some of the supermarket buyers have engaged in what he believes is blackmailing. Yes there is a specific rebate for this, a certain percentage is taken.
There are some high profile examples. Within a couple of weeks.
What we then discovered subsequent was that there were a lot of promotions cancelled across the chain, and oddly enough a lot of home-brand product was then actually on price discount in the lead up to the Christmas period.
One of the rebates Barry Fawcett disagreed with involved the level of discounting of his products. Half of all egg laying chickens in Australia are born male over 12 million per yearthey are an unwanted by-product of the egg industry, therefore at 1 day old they are gassed or ground up alive.
There were a few potential bidders, Coles was one of them. Studies have shown that 1 in 6 hens inside battery cages live with broken bones. One other food supplier, Tony Lutfi, has agreed to speak openly.
Higher stocking densities are also more stressful for the chicken. Check out a state-based directory of some good eggs from the Flavour Crusader. How concerned have people been about approaching the ACCC? We had built up stocks in anticipation of larger sales and then a short period before the promotion was due to run we were advised that all of the promotions had been cancelled.
Barry Clarke resisted because he thought Coles would have tried to reduce his margins to the very minimum. By what kind of percentage?
Coles have always claimed that they absorb the cost of their discounting. As a consequence, when we attempted to sell our product to other organisations, to grow our pie, if you like, and sell it to distributors, the distributors would go to Coles and say, look, but I can buy it from Coles cheaper than the price you are selling it to me.
Investors rejected the Coles bid. We cannot afford to alienate any percentage of our customer base. Today he runs a fully operational milk processor called the Fleurieu Milk Company.
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Australia’s chicken industry is largely controlled by a duopoly Baiada (who own Steggles and Lilydale Free Range) and Ingham’s enterprises, which combined have around 73% market share. Most chicken growers in Australia are contracted to meat processing companies and are known as ‘contract chicken growers’.
As the competition watchdog looks into new allegations of the abuse of market power by Coles and Woolworths, food suppliers speak out about what they say is predatory behaviour, even blackmailing. “The first rallies to tackle the big duopoly were a success and the on-line social networks saw the ideal grow to over 20, invitees and several thousand backing the boycott of Coles and Woolworths until the people could see change in the way they both treated our local farmers and growers, and improved labelling to ensure consumers could also .Download