Lunel Pty Ltd, trading as Harvey Norman Electrical Noarlunga, a Harvey Norman franchisee operating an electrical goods retail business in the southern suburbs of Adelaide, used misleading price comparisons in newspaper advertising.
Corpeyewear Pty Ltd (Corpeyewear) is a wholesaler of sunglasses and fashion spectacles which it manufacturers and imports into Australia.
Corpeyewear imported and distributed a number of sunglasses (model CUA-8023-99) and labelled as Cricket Australia sunglasses which it admitted did not comply with the labelling requirements of the mandatory product safety standard.
Elecspess Pty Ltd, importer and wholesaler of automotive electrical products, promoted Condor Rear Combination Lamps as being compliant with certain national vehicle standards as required under the Motor Vehicle Standards Act 1989.
Between January 2003 and August 2006 Aussia Australia Pty Ltd (Aussia), a supplier of complementary medicine products, represented that two products which it supplied, Squalene and Propolis, were 'made in Australia'.
Between January 2003 and August 2006 Careline Australia Pty Ltd (Careline), a supplier of complementary medicine products, represented that the following products which it supplied in Australia and overseas were 'made in Australia' - Squalene, Propolis, Omega 3 and Royal Jelly.
From September 2005 to June 2006 Bevilles Pty Ltd (Bevilles), a jewellery retailer operating 24 stores located in Victoria, New South Wales and South Australia, published and disseminated a number of catalogues in which some jewellery items were advertised with two prices, a high price struck through with a diagonal line above a more prominent lower price.
OneSteel Limited (OneSteel) requested informal clearance from the ACCC for its proposed acquisition of Smorgon Steel Group Limited (Smorgon). The ACCC had concerns that anti-dumping applications had the ability to significantly disrupt supply of imports of steel long products into Australia.
Following ongoing concerns by the ACCC regarding the performance of Auspoly's polyester insulation batts, the ACCC has accepted a variation to Auspoly's original section 87B undertaking in order to address those concerns.