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US retailer Apple settles trademark row over iPad in China
By RBR Staff Writer
US-based consumer electronics retailer Apple has settled its legal dispute over the iPad trademark with Chinese firm Proview Technology (Shenzhen) by paying $60m.
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HSA suspends licences of tobacco retailers in Singapore
By RBR Staff Writer
Singapore’s Health Sciences Authority (HSA) has suspended licences of five tobacco retailers and revoked licence of one other retailer for selling tobacco to underage youth.
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Costco Wholesale to pay $3.6m for unsafe handling of drugs
By RBR Staff Writer
Costco Wholesale, a US-based membership warehouse club chain, will pay $3.6m in civil penalties and costs to settle a civil law enforcement action brought against the firm by 30 California counties.
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DoED fines Dubai retailers for offering fake discounts
By RBR Staff Writer
Dubai’s Department of Economic Development (DoED) has fined retail stores up to AED250,000 ($68,064) for offering fake discounts.
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Gucci America wins trademark lawsuit against Guess
By RBR Staff Writer
American chapter of Italian luxury fashion brand Gucci has won a trademark infringement lawsuit against Los Angeles-based retailer Guess.
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Adidas sues Big 5, World Industries over trademark infringement
By RBR Staff Writer
German sportswear retailer Adidas has sued World Industries and American retailer Big 5 Sporting Goods over trademark infringement.
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Treasures Furniture files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection
By RBR Staff Writer
Treasures Furniture, a California-based furniture retailer, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, owing its largest creditors in the industry about $2.1m.
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Nine Taobao stores shut down in China over bribery
By RBR Staff Writer
Nine stores using Taobao.com have been closed and permanently barred from the Internet shopping platform after they allegedly bribed Taobao employees for illegal gains.
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Ecommerce Europe to tackle privacy laws, payments
By RBR Staff Writer
Ecommerce Europe, a union of national e-Commerce associations from Belgium, Denmark, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway and Sweden, has launched www.ecommerce-europe.eu.
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Saipan government agencies charge retailers for selling tobacco to minors
By RBR Staff Writer
Saipan government agencies held undercover operations and found several stores selling tobacco and alcohol products to minors.
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French authorities probe Ikea over spying accusations
By RBR Staff Writer
Authorities in France are investigating Swedish firm Ikea after two trade unions accused the retailer of hiring private detectives to spy on workers and disgruntled customers.
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UAE retailer Al Manama Group stops selling cigarets
By RBR Staff Writer
UAE-based retail chain Al Manama Group has stopped the sale of cigarettes in an effort to join the country’s fight against tobacco products.
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BWB raids Rewe International over price fixing suspicion
By RBR Staff Writer
The Austrian Competition Authority (BWB) has searched supermarket chain Rewe International's headquarters in Wiener Neudorf near Vienna over suspicions that it engaged in price fixing with competitors or suppliers.
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Navajo Nation sues Urban Outfitters over trademark violations
By RBR Staff Writer
US-based apparel brand Urban Outfitters has been sued by the Navajo Nation. The tribe has accused the retailer of trademark violations and using the tribe's names on its products without a licensing agreement.
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Northern Ireland to ban cigarets sale from vending machines
By RBR Staff Writer
Cigarets will no longer be available from Londonderry vending machines across Northern Ireland from 1 March 2012, as part of a new anti-smoking strategy.
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