The real cause of Gerry Harvey’s ‘unfair disadvantage’ competition

A recent debate started by Gerry Harvey’s claimed that local retailers were at an ‘‘unfair disadvantage’’ in competing against goods bought from overseas. Gerry pointing the finger at the GST do not get levied on the goods bought from oversea that caused this “unfair disadvantage”. However, if this situation gets looked at clearly, there  are many causes but GST plays only a small part.

With the current economic climate, the consumers are turning to cheaper sellers of the same products. Base…
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