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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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Australian commission to block Trading Post acquisition
By RBR Staff Writer
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) will oppose the acquisition of online automobiles and accessories trader Trading Post by Carsales.com citing monopolistic and restrictive practices in auto classifieds sector.
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Carrefour fined by Chinese authorities for inaccurate pricings
By RBR Staff Writer
French major Carrefour has been fined CNY50,000 - 500,000 ($7,943 - 79,436) by Chinese authorities for charging higher-than-fair prices for certain commodities at specific stores in the northern part of the country.
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Wal-Mart faces backlash in India over $25m spent as lobbying expenses
By RBR Staff Writer
Wal-Mart's proposed entry into India kicked up another row following the retailer's disclosure in the US Senate that it spent $25m on lobbying including those towards increasing investment opportunities in the country.
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Microsoft faces tax scrutiny for online sales of Windows 8 in UK
By RBR Staff Writer
Technology major Microsoft could be the latest company to face scrutiny on the fair payment of corporation tax vis-à-vis its sales revenues in Britain.
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Wal-Mart, Tesco set for Indian debut as government secures parliament vote on retail reforms
By RBR Staff Writer
The Indian government cleared the decks to allow retail majors such as Wal-Mart and Tesco to open stores in the country following the decisive Parliament vote on foreign investments in the retail sector.
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McDonalds, Pepsi deny sourcing allegations in India
By RBR Staff Writer
McDonalds and Pepsi have refuted allegations raised by some Indian politicians against the companies' sourcing policies.
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British government proposes fines on erring supermarkets, food retailers
By RBR Staff Writer
The British government is considering the imposition of fines on supermarkets and food retailers who mete out unfair treatment to consumers.
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Ikea apologizes for buying inventory from firms that employed political prisons
By RBR Staff Writer
Swedish furniture major Ikea has expressed regret for purchasing inventory from companies that employed political prisoners to manufacture the furniture in East Germany, some 25-30 years ago.
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Wal-Mart launches widespread investigation to curb corruption in global markets
By RBR Staff Writer
US retail major Wal-Mart has announced the initiation of an investigating into the corruption allegations imposed on the retailer in various foreign markets.
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Delhi High Court rejects petition against tobacco ban near schools, colleges in India
By RBR Staff Writer
The tobacco traders union of India plea to have a ban lifted on the sale of tobacco and cigarettes' near the educational institutions has been rejected by Delhi High Court.
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UK retailer Morrisons recalls celery, fruit and peanut salad
By RBR Staff Writer
British supermarket chain Morrisons has recalled a celery, fruit and peanut salad as it has been incorrectly packaged with pesto pasta, which contains wheat and gluten, according to the UK Foods Standards Agency (FSA).
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McDonald’s Italy files €24m against Milan for forced eviction
By RBR Staff Writer
An outlet of the fast food chain McDonald’s in the city of Milan, Italy has filed a €24m lawsuit against the city against forceful eviction from the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II shopping arcade.
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