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M&S must seek approval for sub-brand sale in India, says authorities
By RBR Staff Writer
UK-based clothing retailer Marks & Spencer (M&S) has to seek approval under the multi-brand retail policy for the sale of sub-brands at its stores, the Indian authorities stated.
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Small retailers in India oppose Local Body Tax by MCGM
By RBR Staff Writer
Traditional retailers are protesting against the Local Body Tax (LBT) proposed by Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM), the civic body that governs the city of Mumbai in the Indian state of Maharashtra
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US Senate approves online retail sales tax bill
By RBR Staff Writer
The US Senate has approved the Marketplace Fairness Act mandating online retailers to levy sales tax on products they sell even if they have no physical presence in the state.
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India rejects IKEA, M&S proposals to retail food products
By RBR Staff Writer
Swedish furniture major IKEA and UK retailer Marks & Spencer (M&S) are not allowed to engage in retailing of food items in India.
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India revises consolidated FDI policy guidelines
By RBR Staff Writer
The Indian government has come up with revised consolidated guidelines on foreign direct investment (FDI) in the sixth edition of the Consolidated FDI Policy Circular to simplify the foreign investment regime.
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IKEA withdraws meatballs from 13 European markets over horsemeat contamination
By RBR Staff Writer
Swedish furniture retailer IKEA has become the latest retailer to be embroiled in the ongoing European horsemeat scandal.
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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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