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Hungary proposes new legislation for big retail chains
By RBR Staff Writer
A new law on Tuesday was submitted in the Hungarian parliament, which proposes the closure of big-wig retailers that show losses for two consecutive years.
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US retailers move Congress for uniform law on data-breach notification
By RBR Staff Writer
An alliance of American retail merchants nationwide is attempting to move the Congress and Capitol Hill to standardise the data-breach notification law.
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UK Labour leader condemns Sports Direct’s zero-hours contracts
By RBR Staff Writer
Ed Miliband, Britain’s opposition Labour Party leader, has condemned the retailer Sports Direct for using, what he says, is the “Victorian practice” of zero-hours contracts to hire thousands of people.
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OFT clears furniture retailer DFS over unfair pricing practices
The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) in the UK has closed its investigation on furniture retailer DFS over allegations of unfair pricing practices.
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Retailers Welcome Congressional Budget Deal
The National Retail Federation today issued the following statement from President and CEO Matthew Shay on the announcement that Senate and House negotiators reached a short-term budget agreement:
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FTC approves Office Depot, OfficeMax merger deal
The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has approved the merger of office products retailer Office Depot with Illinois-based OfficeMax.
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France on course to restrict free Amazon deliveries
A bill has been approved by the French lower house National Assembly, which will restrict free deliveries of discounted books by the online retailer Amazon.
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Indian Government to consider H&M’s single-brand retail FDI proposal
The Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) under the Indian finance ministry is likely to take up the single-brand retail proposal by Swedish clothing retail chain Hennes & Mauritz (H&M) in its next meeting on 18 October 2013.
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Indian ministry to begin talks for FDI in e-commerce
The Indian Commerce and Industry Ministry is expected to begin formal talks next month to allow FDI in e-commerce activities.
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Taiwan environmental agency contemplates plastic bag policy
The ROC Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) of Taiwan is contemplating over a regulation which will enable shoppers to carry out purchases in thinner shop-provided plastics bags.
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Four companies under OFT scanner for price-fixing
The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) in the UK accused three British retail chains - John Lewis, Debenhams and House of Fraser – of price-fixing with a French bra manufacturer DB Apparel, in violation of the competition law.
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Six furniture retailers under OFT scanner for misleading consumers
By RBR Staff Writer
The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) in the UK has warned six carpet and furniture retailers, including Carpetright, for misleading consumers by raising the prices before offering discounts.
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India clears 18 FDI proposals in single brand retail sector
By RBR Staff Writer
India has approved a total of 18 proposals to make an investment in the country's single brand retail sector through foreign direct investment (FDI) policy, Indian Ministry informed Parliament.
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Ikea gets approval to set up retail stores in India
By RBR Staff Writer
Ikea, a Swedish furniture retail giant, has received formal approval letter from the Indian government to open single-brand retail stores with an investment of INR10.5bn ($1.73bn) under FDI.
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India allows single-brand retailers to sell sub-brands
By RBR Staff Writer
Single-brand retailers like British clothing retailer Marks & Spencer (M&S) can sell sub-brands alongside its flagship brands across its Indian stores, according to Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma.
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