The Distillery: Bowser blows

Scribes back the ACCC’s call for supermarkets to rein in petrol discounts, with one noting Coles and Woolworths' trend towards retail omnipresence.

Business scribes have been taken by the extent to which Australian Competition and Consumer Commission chairman Rod Sims is happy to talk about his plans for big corporates. The competition tsar has put Woolworths and Coles, and their respective petrol price deals, in sharp focus following a speech at a lunch for the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Also in this morning’s edition of The Distillery, two commentators have a look at OZ Minerals after the copper-gold miner missed out on Rio Tinto’s Northparkes mine.



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