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Australia. Parliament. Joint Select Committee on the Retailing Sector
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Fair market or market failure? : a review of Australia's retailing sector / report by the Joint Select Committee on the Retailing Sector
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NLq 328.94 AUS
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Canberra : the Parliament of Australia, 1999
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258
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FAIR MARKET OR MARKET FAILURE? A review of Australia’s retailing sector 1
FAIR MARKET OR MARKET FAILURE? A review of Australia’s retailing sector 3
Terms of reference 5
Membership of the Committee 7
Executive Summary 9
Table of Contents 15
Abbreviations 21
Recommendations 23
CHAPTER 1 REASONS FOR THE INQUIRY 27
CHAPTER 2 THE RETAILING SECTOR 33
CHAPTER 3 MAIN CONTENTIONS 45
CHAPTER 4 MARKET SHARE 65
CHAPTER 5 USE OF MARKET POWER 73
CHAPTER 6 MISUSE OF MARKET POWER 117
CHAPTER 7 OECD COMPARISONS 131
CHAPTER 8 THE FUTURE OF THE RETAILING SECTOR 149
Supplementary Remarks to the Report by the Joint Select Committee on the Retailing Sector Senator Andrew Murray: Australian Democrats: August 1999 155
Supplementary Remarks to the Report by the Joint Select Committee on the Retailing Sector Senator the Hon Ron Boswell, Leader of the National Party of Australia in the Senate and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Transport and Regional Services: August 1999 171
APPENDICES Appendix 1 Conduct of Inquiry 173
Appendix 2 List of Submissions 177
Appendix 3 List of Additional Information 192
Appendix 4 Witnesses at Hearings 195
Appendix 5 Australian Bureau of Statistics Special Data Service Report 207
Appendix 6 Time Line of Retail Grocery Trends 222
Appendix 7 House of Representatives Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology - Report: Finding a balance towards fair trading in Australia, May 1997 - Recommendations 225
Appendix 8 Productivity Commission - Draft Report: Impact of Competition Policy Reforms on Rural and Regional Australia, May 1999 - Comments relating to the retailing sector 236
Appendix 9 Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory Select Committee on Territory Prices - Report: Price, Quality and Choice: Striking a Fair Balance, Vol.l, August 1999 - Terms of Reference, Summary of Findings and Summary of Recommendations 238
Appendix 10 Industrial Commission of New South Wales Report upon matters relating to the Management, Control and Operations of General Chain Stores in New South Wales, August 1939 - Terms of Reference 247
Appendix 11 Senate Select Committee on the Socio-Economic Consequences of the National Competition Policy - Terms of Reference and Executive Summary from the Interim Report: Competition Policy: Friend or Foe - Economic Surplus, Social Deficit?, August 1999 249
Appendix 12 Small Business and the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission 255

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