Bought Forges in 1989. Dimmeys has 45 stores, mainly in Victoria, but also in Queensland, NSW Tasmania and Mt Gambier. Owned by Doug Zappelli.
|Dimmeys Stores Pty Ltd||AUS||website|
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In 2013 Dimmeys was fined $3 million and banned from selling dozens of household items for six years after breaching product safety laws. Consumer Affairs alleged Dimmeys breached Australian consumer law by selling four items, including bath toys, children's swimwear, cosmetics and basketball rings, that were hazardous or did not come with compliant warning labels.
[Source 2013][More on Product Safety]
In 2011 Dimmeys was fined $400,000 for supplying children's dressing gowns which failed to comply with the mandatory consumer product safety standard for children's nightwear. The court case was instituted by the ACCC. Dimmeys was also fined $160,000 in 2001 and $60,000 in 1999 for selling unsafe products. In 2013 Dimmeys faces more fines of up to $1.1 million per offence for again selling unsafe goods. [Listed under Information due to age of court finding]
[Source 2011][More on Product Safety]
|Company Structure||Private company|
|Revenue||$75 million in 2009|
|# Employees||800 in 2009 in Australia|
|Company Ranking||1598 in top 2000 Australian companies|
|Address||240 Geelong Road, West Footscray, VIC, 3012, Australia|
|Phone||03 9396 6900|
|Fax||03 9396 1154|
Products / BrandsDimmeys
Dimmeys Department Stores