Opinion

Why don't we care about market place bullying?

Amanda Vanstone
Updated January 19 2023 - 4:04pm, first published 5:30am
The two big supermarket chains play rough with their suppliers. Picture Getty Images
The two big supermarket chains play rough with their suppliers. Picture Getty Images

Trade and commerce have lifted millions out of poverty over hundreds of years. Economies of scale that come with increased markets give consumers cheaper prices. But just about everything has limits, including market power.

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Amanda Vanstone

Amanda Vanstone is a former senator for South Australia, a former Howard government minister, and a former ambassador to Italy. She writes fortnightly for ACM.

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