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Nestle, JBS in horsemeat row while UK, German retailers intensify testing
By RBR Staff Writer
Swiss food products maker Nestle removed pasta meals from the Italian and Spanish markets following the revelation that meat from German supplier H.J. Schypke contained horse DNA in excess of the 1% limit.
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British retailers seek a freeze on business tax rates
By RBR Staff Writer
British retailers have renewed their call for the freezing of business tax rates amidst falling sales and declining consumer footfall.
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British retailers conclude extensive testing to identify contaminated meat productlines
By RBR Staff Writer
Nearly 1,052 tests were carried out by British retailers as part of the food testing program in compliance with stipulations from food standard authorities.
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Canadian consumer watchdog warns against misleading of consumers by card companies
By RBR Staff Writer
The Financial Consumer Agency of Canada has expressed concerns on the possible breaking of rules by credit and debit card payment companies, detrimental to the interests of the country's consumers.
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US retailers welcome legislation seeking sales-tax parity for all traders
By RBR Staff Writer
US trade body, National Retail Federation, has welcomed the introduction of the Marketplace Fairness Act that seeks to end disparities in state sales-tax collections.
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US lawmakers push for new tax legislation for online retailers
By RBR Staff Writer
The US lawmakers plan to unveil a new piece of legislation that will help the states collect sales tax for online purchases.
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Four foreign retailers secure permission for Indian foray
By RBR Staff Writer
The Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) of India has approved the proposals submitted by four foreign retailers seeking entry into the country.
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UK retailers, Food Safety Authority reach agreement on meat contamination threshold
By RBR Staff Writer
UK retailers have privately reached an agreement with the country's Food Standards Agency with regard to a 'tolerance level' of meat contamination.
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UK retailers participate in food testing program following horsemeat scandal
By RBR Staff Writer
Retailers in the UK have agreed to food testing in compliance with those specified by environment secretary Owen Paterson in the wake of the horse meat scandal.
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Four overseas retailers await approval from India's Foreign Investment Promotion Board
By RBR Staff Writer
Four foreign retailers are seeking approval from India's Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) to set up single brand retail stores in the country.
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Yum! Brands terminates supply contract with Shandong Liuhe
By RBR Staff Writer
Global operator of Taco Bell, Pizza Hut and KFC chains, Yum! Brands has terminated its procurement deal with China-based poultry supplier Shandong Liuhe on account of being sold chickens with excessive antibiotic residues.
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Foreign retailers wary of political conditions in India, may defer entry
By RBR Staff Writer
Foreign retailers continue to be vary of the political climate in India and may defer plans for entry either to late 2013 or even 2014.
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Protest fear looms over supermarket chain Coles
Australian supermarket chain Coles faces fear of civil disobedience protest from truck drivers' association fighting for safer working conditions.
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Starbucks employees Come Together to avert fiscal cliff
By RBR Staff Writer
Starbucks workers in Washington DC, US have launched a 'Come Together' campaign to urge the country's lawmakers to reach an agreement on the extension of tax cuts to middle income Americans.
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Yum brands co-operates with investigations against Chinese supliers
By RBR Staff Writer
US-based Yum Brands has stated that the chain is co-operating positively and proactively with the Shanghai Food and Drug Administration investigatiions into chain's chicken suppliers in China.
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