Source: The Guardian
quote: Some products are required to have a lifetime warranty
quote: Australian Consumer Protection Laws are heavily weighted against product manufacturers, suppliers and retailers in favor of the consumer. Some products are required to have a lifetime warranty, many others are requires to have a doubled-up manufacture warranty. And almost anything can be returned within the warranty period for a refund.
quote: Our standard of living is so high, its not really a big deal.
quote: In the US the minimum wage is over $7. Sure that's low but only about 4% actually makes minimum wage.
quote: insane minimum wage is over $16 an hour
quote: In addition to the insane minimum wage is over $16 an hour, small market, etc... it's pretty reasonable that it's 42% more. I don't think there is price discrimination. If it does exist, it is certain pretty low.
quote: the cost of any government burden on a business or corporation is passed to the consumer