Behind the backlash: Why retailers decide to pull products from the shelf

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Recently, Australian discount department store chain Big W pulled the book Welcome to Sex – an introductory guide to sexuality for teens aged 12-15 – following a concerted campaign from certain interest groups to limit its accessibility. The retail chain cited multiple incidents of abuse aimed at its staff members as the justification for the decision, with a Big W spokesperson telling Inside Retail that it would continue to sell the book as part of its online parenting range. “We know the

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