Bunnings case for ‘misleading advertising’ dismissed

Michael Andrew
Mon, 20 Sep 2021

Bunnings case for ‘misleading advertising’ dismissed
Michael Andrew
Mon, 20 Sep 2021
The Commerce Commission has failed in its bid to have Bunnings charged over alleged “misleading advertising” in the Auckland district court.The commission alleged 45 breaches of the Fair Trading Act in the long-running case over Bunnings' use of “lowest price guarantee,” which it said implied the hardware business offered the lowest prices in the market for all its products. However, in a judicial reserve decision today, Judge Brooke Gibson dismissed all charges under sections 10 and 13 of the Fair Trading Act,...

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