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Newsagents not a protected species

Mark Fletcher
July 14th, 2014 · No Comments

arfspeciesGoing through some old papers on the weekend I came across this clipping from The Australian Financial Review from June 7, 2005. I responded at the time with a letter which was not published.

I agreed with their thesis that we should be exposed to free market competitive pressures but noted that many anti-competitive pre deregulation supply practices disadvantaged newsagents. This anti-competitive behaviour by some suppliers continues today.


Category: Newsagency management

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