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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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Ahold, Kaufland, Rewe, Tesco pulled up over grocery expiry dates
By RBR Staff Writer
Ahold, Rewe's Billa, Schwarz Group's Kaufland and Tesco in the Czech Republic were alleged to have deceived customers by prolonging expiry dates on some of their grocery products.
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Metro fined for substandard goods in Russia
By RBR Staff Writer
Metro Cash & Carry, a division of Metro Group, has been fined by a regional commercial court for substandard goods storage, sales and supply.
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Apple sues Samsung over patent infringement
By RBR Staff Writer
Consumer electronics giant Apple has filed a preliminary injunction against the sale of Samsung’s Galaxy Nexus smart phone, alleging that the device violates the firm's patent claims.
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WVU sues Morgantown t-shirt retailer for infringement
By RBR Staff Writer
West Virginia University (WVU) has filed a motion for a temporary restraining order and a preliminary injunction on 9 February against a Morgantown retailer that allegedly used the university's trademarks on its merchandise.
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Wales to ban tobacco sale from cigarette vending machines
By RBR Staff Writer
Wales government is set to ban the sale of tobacco from vending machines as part of efforts to protect young people from tobacco-related harms.
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US retailer Macy's sues Martha Stewart Living
By RBR Staff Writer
US-based department store chain Macy's has sued Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia in a bid to block a licensing deal between the housewares firm and JC Penney.
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E-book price-fixing battle continues
By RBR Staff Writer
An updated complaint has been filed in a class-action lawsuit that claims five major publishers conspired with consumer electronics retailer Apple to fix the price of e-books.
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El Monte approves new ordinance for tobacco retailers
By RBR Staff Writer
The El Monte City Council has approved an annual $300 fee to go along with a new ordinance that forces tobacco retailers to obtain a permit to sell cigarettes and other tobacco products.
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