Gig work is at a greater risk of monopsony than other platforms because of the role platform owners play as regulators and collectors of user data.
New legislation could strengthen the social contract between workers and platforms.
Volunteers prepare boxes at the Greater Boston Food Bank on Oct. 1, 2020.
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Food production in the US is heavily concentrated in the hands of a small number of large agribusiness companies. That’s been good for shareholders, but not for consumers.
“Resale price maintenance” is illegal in most countries that have competition law.
Four major consumer electronics manufacturers, including Philips and Pioneer, have been fined $170 million by the European Commission for anti competitive conduct.
The Loblaws bread price-fixing scandal may have eroded public trust in the company, but will it truly hurt the grocery giant in the long run? Galen G. Weston, executive president and chairman of Loblaw Ltd., is seen in this 2016 photo.
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Loblaws’ reputation has taken a hit following the bread price-fixing scandal. But will it do prolonged damage to Canada’s biggest grocery chain?
The business of sport in South Africa is coming under the focus of the Competition Commission on concerns that some practices may be uncompetitive.
Can the two biggest beer makers combine to stem the trend in craft brewing?
AB InBev’s expected bid for SABMiller continues a trend of industry consolidation at the top, but the strong growth in craft brewing is challenging that strategy.
Amendments to South Africa’s competition law provides more scrutiny of pricing practices in oligopolistic markets.
South Africa’s tightening up of its competition law enables it to punish collusive conduct by firms, but there are major obstacles to implementing the changes.
Flight Centre versus the ACCC: commonplace travel industry practices are under the spotlight.
Australia’s biggest travel agency chain Flight Centre has been accused by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) of illegal price fixing for attempting to collude with Singapore Airlines…