The Australian Franchise Registry (AFR)

TSG is now listed on the Australian Franchise Registry (AFR) which is endorsed by the Franchise Council of Australia (FCA). Being part of the registry ensures that TSG remains a trusted partner by being certified and compliant within the franchise sector. Franchise brands are registering to promote their transparency and base compliance. The sector benefits […]

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Illicit Trade Survey

Dear Retailers,   We would appreciate you and your staff’s assistance and support in completing the following survey pertaining to Illicit Trade. The survey contains 7 questions, and should take any longer than 2 mins to complete.   Illicit Trade is a serious issue that affects us all. Current estimates suggest illicit tobacco represents almost […]

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ACCC rejects application to reduce illegal tobacco

The ACCC has decided to deny the joint application by the tobacco companies on behalf of TSG and other specialist groups in Australia, for approval to collectively cease selling legal tobacco products to retailers caught selling illegal tobacco. While this is very disappointing this was not entirely unexpected. The ACCC did note in its decision that […]

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Illicit Tobacco – KPMG Report 2016

Hi all, Please find attached latest KPMG report on illicit tobacco in Australia. If we as a network within the specialist channel fail to ensure that illicit product is sold in our channel (currently estimated to be around 23% of the distribution channel) we endanger the sustainability of the entire channel. TSG is committed to working […]

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Online Training for Tobacco Retailers in NSW

NSW Health has developed this online training to support NSW tobacco retailers and staff to comply with tobacco retailing laws when selling tobacco, non-tobacco smoking products, smoking accessories, e-cigarettes and e-cigarette accessories. The online training will take approximately 15 minutes to complete. Learn about important legal requirements under the Public Health (Tobacco) Act 2008 and […]

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Illegal and Counterfeit products

PLEASE BE WARNED. BATA are taking firm action against retailers found to be dealing in illicit tobacco products. It’s not just unfair to competition, it’s also a SERIOUS CRIME. Those who are caught face fines as high as $340,000 and up to 10 years jail. So don’t be tempted to make a big mistake, it’s […]

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