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Amazon partners with UK government to test drone deliveries By RBR Staff Writer
Online retail giant Amazon has entered into a partnership with UK Government to expand its testing of delivery drones.
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Osborne proposes new national living wage in UK By RBR Staff Writer
UK Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne has proposed introduction of a new national living wage at a rate of £7.20 per hour as part of the budget this year.
Markets & Regulations > Regulatory & Policy > News Osborne proposes longer trading hours in England and Wales By RBR Staff Writer
UK Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne has proposed plans to allow longer trading hours on Sundays in England and Wales as part of the budget this year.
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FTC requires Dollar Tree and Family Dollar to divest 330 stores as condition of merger
By RBR Staff Writer
Discount retailers Dollar Tree and Family Dollar Stores have agreed to sell 330 Family Dollar stores to a private equity firm, Sycamore Partners, to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that Dollar Tree’s proposed $9.2bn acquisition of Family Dollar would likely be anticompetitive.
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China backs cross-border e-commerce with new tax policies
By RBR Staff Writer
China is planning to promote cross-border e-commerce as the country transforms from manufacturing to higher-value services to cater to increasing middle class.
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Australian regulator to probe Coles-Supabarn acquisition deal
By RBR Staff Writer
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) will begin a public review of Coles’ proposed acquisition of Supabarn supermarkets as it is concerned that the deal may reduce competition in the market.
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Amazon faces European anti-trust probe over e-books distribution
By RBR Staff Writer
Amazon has found itself in the center of yet another controversy with the European Commission formally opening an antitrust investigation into the retailer’s business practices over the distribution of e-books.
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Amazon restructures tax paying practices in Europe
By RBR Staff Writer
Amazon.com has restructured its tax practices in Europe and decided to pay taxes in individual countries in the continent, instead of reporting it through Luxembourg based subsidiary.
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Federation-Novion $22bn merger gets Australian regulator nod
By RBR Staff Writer
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has given its nod to the proposed $22bn merger between Federation Centres and Novion Property, after both the companies agreed to divest one of their shopping centers in South East Melbourne.
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British watchdog to launch probe over Poundland's acquisition deal of 99p Stores
By RBR Staff Writer
UK competition watchdog Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) will launch an in-depth investigation into Poundland's planned acquisition of 99p Stores.
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Amazon and other companies call for revised drone rules
By RBR Staff Writer
Amazon, along with a host of companies, is calling for a more flexible regulation for commercial use of small drones proposed by the FAA in the US.
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EU to launch investigation into ecommerce firms to boost cross-border trade
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European Union (EU) antitrust regulators will begin an investigation into ecommerce firms in order to remove online barriers to cross-border trade across all 28 countries.
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Cuba’s Habanos expects 25-30% market share if US revokes trade embargo
Cuba’s cigar manufacturer Habanos is expecting an immediate share of 25-30% in the premium cigar market if the US revokes its trade embargo against communist neighbour Cuba.
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