It was nice to add my piece to this story on ABC News.
After a huge backlash to the $65.00 for the 2nd hour charge parking yesterday, read more here, Woolworths have reviewed the fee free time to 1.5 hours from 1 hour. The price for 1.5 – 2 hours is $25.00 which is far more reasonable. The 3rd hour is $90.00 which should be an appropriate deterrent!..
Parking fees is a hot topic for retailers and shoppers, every retail discussion I have these days includes the cost of parking and how it deters customers from shopping in bricks and mortar stores. In fact when I chat to Gen Y about driving / parking they say it is easier just to hop online..