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Latest news: supermarkets

Jail threat, apologies as supermarket chiefs face probe

The head of Woolworths was threatened with jail time while the Coles CEO apologised to suppliers during a parliamentary inquiry into supermarket prices.

Farmers group says families at mercy of supermarkets

A supermarket price gouging report has confirmed supermarkets are failing to treat farmers and families fairly, according to the NSW Farmers Association.

From farms to supermarkets: Inquiry announced

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) will hold a year-long inquiry into pricing and competition in the supermarket sector, including the competitiveness of retail prices and allegations of price gouging, Prime...

ACCC to examine supermarket prices in new inquiry

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has announced the consumer watchdog will lead a 12-month inquiry into prices at the supermarket checkout.

Watchdog might buy into claims on supermarket specials

Allegations of false or misleading "was/now" specials advertised by supermarkets are being considered by the consumer watchdog.

Farmers, shoppers bear brunt of supermarket pricing

Farmers have called for a consumer watchdog inquiry, rather than a review, into the supermarket sector after accusing it of failing producers and consumers.

PM pledges supermarket probe will check out all options

A former federal minister will lead a review into the supermarket sector as claims intensify of price gouging by big chains during a cost-of-living crisis.

Supermarkets told to pass on savings at the checkout

Supermarkets have been told to pass on savings as calls echo for the consumer watchdog to launch an inquiry into their behaviour.