THE DISTILLERY: Scoopon snare

Scribes weigh in on the ACCC's pursuit of the group-buying site, with one noting the case may be the first of many.

As the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission prepares to go up against group-buying site Scoopon, which is accused of ripping off customers and vendors, scribes are lining up to declare war on the coupon sector. 

There is also a call for the Australian Securities and Investment Commission keep out of analyst briefings, a glowing endorsement of a transformed Brambles, and a ‘buy’ sign on commodities markets.

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